On Monday, November 20, 2023, the Colombian Shakira went to Barcelona Palace of Justice to close the agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, the Tax Agency and the Generalitat of Catalonia for the fraud the 14.5 million euros to the Treasury.
By accepting the three-year prison sentence and acknowledging the tax evasion, the Barranquilla woman reached an agreement in which she will have to pay almost 7 million eurosand a prison sentence of three years, which will be replaced by a fine of 432,000 euros.
The singer admitted her responsibility in the six crimes against the public treasury and although he had already returned 14.5 million euros defrauded between 2012 and 2014when he did not pay his taxes by pretending that he resided outside Spanish territory, he had to appear in court to close his case.
Well, the news about Shakira generated hundreds of posts on social networks in which users did not miss the opportunity to take advantage of fun side to the fiscal problem that Barranquilla solved.
For this reason, Infobae Colombia compiled the best memes of Shakira’s agreement with the Spanish Treasury.
The Colombian’s decision came after years of fighting in court and although the Barranquilla woman with her lawyers she felt like a winnerpreferred to step aside and maintain his happiness rather than prove his innocence in court.
Shakira sat before the judges, looked calmly and accepted the charges against himso social media users assured that the Colombian’s next song will be dedicated to the Spanish magistrates.
“’Judges no longer cry, judges bill.’ “Shakira’s next song for the judge”
And Shakira’s reaction did not go unnoticed by social media users, which is why they assured that the Colombian listened to what the Spanish justice had to sayaccepted everything and came out confident, He even left a tip, according to user @Gnoiser3.
An entity that should not be very happy with the agreement between Shakira and the Spanish Treasury is the National Tax and Customs Directorate (Dian), seeing that the Colombian increased the coffers of the European country by 7 million euros.
Now, if you have money problems, you can ask the Lucky Shakiraand please do not ignore it, because with it you can invoice and have money to pay when the Treasury surprises your tax fraud. . . . According to user @lapesadademoda.
Shakira attended the judges in Spain and a Colombian in Brazil was assaulted for, supposedly, having cut into the line at the concert Taylor Swifttwo Colombians who took over social networks.
It is not easy to pay all the debts, something that is not going to happen to Shakira, but it will happen to ordinary mortals. Even, paying the rent is something that hurtssince it is generally a blow to the pocket every month.
Even the former candidate for Mayor of Bogotá Jorge Enrique Robledo appeared in memes, since he was in debt with the expenses of the campaign for the Mayor of Bogotá, something that Shakira could easily solve.
Shakira left Barcelona in mid-2023 with her childrenbut he returned to the European country to leave a million in tax payments, something he had not contemplated, because he wanted to fight to prove his innocence.
The Colombian, through a statement from the firm Llorente & Cuenca (LLYC)explained that he wanted to show that was not guilty of the crimes of which he was accused, but he did not want to lose his peace of mind by prolonging a trial that, in theory, could winbut that would deprive her of having peace when making songs, albums or tours.
“I felt ready to face trial and defend my innocence. My lawyers were convinced that we had a winning trial. However, after many years of struggle, I have made this decision. I had two options: continue fighting until the end, mortgaging my peace of mind and that of my children, stop making songs, albums and tours, without being able to enjoy my career and the things I like, or make an agreement, close and leave this chapter behind. of my life looking forward,” the statement read.
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