Singer Shakira faces eight years in prison

The Colombian singer is accused of tax evasion in Spain, where the prosecution requested this Friday more than eight years in prison against her.

The singer, who claims her innocence, refused on Wednesday to seal an agreement with the prosecution and want to go to trial.

According to his lawyers, the possibility of reaching an agreement remains open until the opening of the trial in a Barcelona court while the formal dismissal of the 45-year-old star has not yet been pronounced.

Justice accuses the star of tax evasion of 14.5 million euros for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Shakira's lawyers believe that until 2014, most of her income came from her international tours and that she lived no more than six months a year in Spain, a condition required to establish her tax residence in Spain. the country.

Times are tough for her. After days of rumors about a possible infidelity of her companion, the Colombian singer and the Spanish football player Gérard Piqué, announced their separation on June 4.

A break after more than twelve years of love.

The troubles therefore continue for the star, now caught up in a case of tax evasion.

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