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Shakira reaches deal with tax authorities to avoid $15 million tax fraud trial: judge

As part of the deal that puts an end to the trial, prosecution changed jail time for the singer with fines
Colombian singer Shakira waves as she arrives with her lawyer Pau Molins at court for her trial facing allegations of tax fraud in Barcelona, Spain November 20, 2023. Reuters
Colombian singer Shakira waves as she arrives with her lawyer Pau Molins at court for her trial facing allegations of tax fraud in Barcelona, Spain November 20, 2023. Reuters

Colombian singer Shakira on Monday reached a settlement with prosecution to avoid a trial over charges she failed to pay 14.5 million euros ($15.74 million) in Spanish income tax between 2012 and 2014.

As part of the deal that puts an end to the trial, prosecution changed jail time for the singer with fines, the judge said during the trial’s first hearing.

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