Shakira to be questioned on tax fraud and tax evasion charges on Monday

Pop singer Shakira to face trial over tax fraud in Spain as she seeks to get out of a legal battle with Spanish tax authorities

Shakira to be questioned on tax fraud and tax evasion on Monday

Shakira is set to face questions related to tax fraud and tax evasion over the weekend

The tax evasion charges are related to an alleged 1m euro tax fraud in 2006 involving her former manager Ramon Meneses.

Spanish tax authorities recently arrested her former manager Ramon Meneses, and she will be questioned over the tax charges over the weekend.

An English judge, Simon Hoggart, will rule whether it is illegal for Shakira to avoid paying taxes, and to flee a country where she already owes tax.

He will also decide her bail application, which he will decide before his next hearing in June.

Shakira arrived at the courthouse on Monday wearing one of her trademark white polo shirts and black pants.

Shakira arrived at the courthouse on Monday wearing one of her trademark white polo shirts and black pants.

Shakira, who has lived her adult life in Spain, moved back to her native country with her husband in 2004 after being married to him for over 15 years, saying in an interview last year that she ‘wanted to be close to my family and speak Spanish’.

Last May, she was released from jail after her appeals at the Spanish tax court were rejected.

She will remain on bail until a verdict is reached on her tax evasion charges.

The judge’s ruling will be ‘final’, she said in her final statement to reporters.

Spain says it has asked the US Justice Department to consider whether it is illegal for Shakira, 41, to avoid paying taxes and to flee to avoid being sent to prison in her native Madrid.

‘In terms of the decision, I am not going to say anything, I don’t want to

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