Shakira is in legal trouble again in Spain. This time, a court in Barcelona opened a second investigation against her. She is accused of evading taxes in different years during her residence in the European country.
A lawsuit filed by the Barcelona Economic Crimes Prosecutor's Office accuses the Colombian woman of defrauding the Spanish Tax Agency of more than 14.5 million euros ($16 million) between 2012 and 2018. The offenses include the fraud of more than 12 million euros in personal income tax (IRPF) payments and more than 2 million euros in wealth tax.
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According to the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC), the trial will begin on Nov. 20 and last until Dec. 12. The prosecution is demanding a sentence of more than eight years in prison and a fine of 23.8 million euros.