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Shakira Could Face Eight Years In Prison If Convicted In Spanish Tax Fraud Case

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Shakira pictured in Cannes earlier this year

Prosecutors in Spain have said they will ask a court to sentence Colombian pop star Shakira to eight years and two months in prison if she is convicted in a trial for alleged tax fraud.

The chart-topping singer, whose full name is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, is charged with failing to pay the Spanish government 14.5 million euros (£12.2m) in taxes between 2012 and 2014.

Prosecutors have said they would also seek a fine of 24 million euros........

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