Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud



Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 08:22 GMT


Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 08:22 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo – Sofascore

Cristiano Ronaldo – Sofascore

CAIRO – 14 June 2017: The Portuguese Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is accused of tax evasion on June 13 by the Economic Crime Unit of Madrid’s criminal prosecution system.

Madrid’s criminal prosecution system reports claims that Ronaldo avoided paying a total of €14.7 million ($ 16 million) to the Spanish tax authorities, according to Goal.

In addition, the Goal reported these findings as the amounts and years in which the Portuguese avoided paying his taxes:

2011 - €1,393,906.83
2012 - €1,665,304.09
2013 - €3,201,266.93
2014 - €8,508,419.55

Citing from the BBC News, Cristiano Ronaldo has previously denied the matter on any tax evasion accusations.

He previously stated to Radio Television Portuguese, "Quien no debe no teme", which translates, "He who has nothing to hide has no fear."

This is not the first case in which a football player is accused of tax evasion.

Sky Sports also reported that Messi was given a 21 months jail sentence due to tax fraud.



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