Shakira faces eight years in jail after divorce from Piqué over tax evasion –

from Salvatore Riggio

The Spanish justice calls for eight years in jail for the pop star for tax evasion and a tremendous of just about 24 million euros. Shakira accused of withholding 14.5 million euros from the tax authorities between 2012 and 2014. She pleads not responsible

If in Italy gossip Francesco Totti and Ilary Blasi don’t breathe, in Spain they’re no much less by way of the division between Gerard PiqueBarcelona defender and associate Shakira. Because the announcement on June 4, after the Colombian singer found the blaugrana’s affair with a 22-year-old waitress (she had him stalked by a personal detective), there have been many rumors concerning the former Spanish couple. Just like the one about her determination to return to america, to Miami, together with her youngsters Milan and Sasha. Selection not shared by Piqu. The defender capitalized on the truth that the 2 sons had grown up in Catalonia and have been very connected to their paternal grandparents. And separating them from their each day lives would have been traumatic. Then Shakira dropped the burden of 11: he’s mentioned to have proposed to the ex-partner to cowl all prices for the upkeep of Sasha and Milan. The singer would even be keen to pay 20% of Piqu’s debt, which might quantity to 2.5 million euros, and at the least 5 first-class journeys from Barcelona to Miami to the defender, in order that the participant can go to youngsters. And it appears he’s satisfied: I want you the very best. A very powerful factor is the happiness and well-being of our youngsters, he mentioned. Not a fantastic 12 months for both of them.

Shakira’s Issues

Certainly, Spanish justice has introduced it can demand greater than eight years in jail for tax evasion in opposition to Shakira (who refuses any settlement and says she is able to seem in court docket). In his indictment, the Barcelona prosecutor additionally indicated that he’ll demand a tremendous of just about 24 million euros from the singer, who’s accused of withholding 14.5 million euros from the Spanish tax authorities between 2012 and 2014. Shakira has declared her innocence and he acknowledged – final Wednesday (July 27) – that he would have refused to signal an settlement with the prosecution, however would have most popular a trial. In line with his legal professionals, the likelihood to succeed in an settlement would stay open at the least till the opening of the listening to in a court docket in Barcelona, ​​whereas the fees in opposition to the star haven’t but been handed down. The singer, who denounced a complete violation of her rights and abusive strategies by the prosecutorassured that justice will show her proper.

Piqu .’s Issues

Not simply Shakira. As a result of even the defender of Barcelona will not be doing so effectively. In April, some dialogues and personal messages on WhatsApp ended up on the streets within the Spanish newspaper El Confidencial. And all this brought on a media storm that overwhelmed the president of the Iberian Soccer Federation, Luis Rubiales, and Piqu himself for the mediation that the latter – by way of his firm Kosmos – allegedly carried out with the Rfef for the transfer of the Spanish Tremendous Cup to Saudi Arabia. The information: on the finish of 2018, Piqu had proposed to the Spanish federation president to vary the format and produce the ultimate stage of the Tremendous Cup to 4 groups, the primary two of the La Liga to which the 2 finalists of the Copa del Rey have been added . Extra video games, extra money because of sponsors and TV. With the assistance of Piqu’s contacts in Saudi Arabia. And right here a primary battle of curiosity had already arisen. As a result of to assist set up the whole lot was a participant from Barcelona, ​​​​who needed to play the Spanish Tremendous Cup in query, and who was in direct contact at firm degree with the President of the Federation who needed to assure the regularity of the match.

The Offensive Audio

Particulars of the operation later emerged through audio Piqu despatched to Rubiales. Let’s have a look at, Rubi, if it is a matter of cash. In the event that they (Actual Madrid save) wish to go away for eight million euros, you pay eight to Madrid and eight to Bara. The others get two and one… they’re 19, and also you get six kilos for the Federation, pal. There was nothing on it, now six kilos. And let’s squeeze Saudi Arabia and possibly we’ll get extra. We’ll inform them that if they don’t, Madrid won’t go and we’ll get an additional membership (million euros) or two further golf equipment …, the phrases of Piqu accused. The truth is, in all of this, Kosmos needed to go to 4 million euros as a part of a contract stipulating that the match shall be held in Saudi Arabia for six years. And below the magnifying glass of the media went the six million euros pledged to the Spanish Federation. Some huge cash additionally in favor of President Rubiales who, because of a sure contract along with his soccer affiliation, can earn a hard and fast share and one other variable linked to the earnings of the RFF. To not point out that the overall worth of that settlement will subsequently enhance over 6 years from 25 to 40 million euros per 12 months and thus the cash earmarked for the RFF might even have elevated within the meantime.

The Andorra Query

Not solely. To boost suspicions concerning the affair and the attainable advantages that Piqu would have obtained in trade for the wealthy Saudi contract to the Federation, there’s additionally the query of Andorra, the membership that Piqu purchased the membership in 2018. He was promoted to Segunda Division (the Iberian Serie B) as a result of it may well purchase the sports activities rights of the (bankrupt) Reus because of the choice of the Spanish Soccer Affiliation. All this a couple of months after the Piqu-Rubiales talks concerning the Tremendous Cup. And here is a second battle of curiosity. Nevertheless, Rubiales then replied by way of the mouth of a federation director: This info brings nothing new in comparison with what was made public in 2019. All of the figures of the operation have been offered, defined and voted on by the assembly. That is a part of the discrediting marketing campaign that we at the moment are used to. Sar, however truth is that
for Piqu and Shakira a 12 months to overlook

July 30, 2022 (change July 30, 2022 | 13:55)

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