Shakira Makes First Appearance In Court Over Tax Fraud Case
Shakira Makes First Appearance In Court Over Tax Fraud Case: Colombian singer, Shakira has made her first appearance in a Spanish Court to answer to tax fraud charges.
The “Hips Don’t Lie” singer was suspected of not paying taxes despite being a resident in Spain between 2011 and 2014. According to prosecutors, she failed to pay up to 14.5 million euros ($16.29 million) in tax on income earned between 2012 and 2014.
Prosecutors filed charges against the singer last year December and accused her of living in the country, but the singer’s representatives say she did not live in Spain until 2015 and has met all of her tax obligations.
She made her first appearance in court on the 6th Of June, 2019 and denied all allegations when she testified in front of a judge.