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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax evasion

A Spanish state prosecuting attorney has suspect Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo with defrauding Spain’s tax office of €14.7 million in unpaid taxes.

In a statement free on Tuesday, Madrid’s regional state attorney suspect Ronaldo, 32, of 4 accounts of tax fraud from 2011 to 2014.

It aforementioned the Portuguese captain “took advantage of a business structure created in 2010 to cover from financial authorities financial gain generated in Spain from image rights.”

The statement aforementioned Ronaldo used what it deems a shell company within the Virgin Islands to “create a screen so as to cover his total financial gain from Spain’s Tax workplace.”

Ronaldo’s agency had antecedently aforementioned he was up to this point on his taxes. Last month, tax officers aforementioned he adjusted his tax declarations and paid an additional €6m in 2014.

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