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Financial inspectors: Messi has been unfairly accused of tax fraud


Financial inspectors: Messi has been unfairly accused of tax fraud
31.10.2013

Two inspectors from the Ministry of Finance in Spain have reported to the prosecutor's office in Barcelona, ​​that Messi has been unfairly accused of tax fraud.

The authorities in Spain accused the football player of tax evasion for the 2007-2009 period by companies located outside the country. It is estimated that in that period the Argentinean has robbed the country with 4 million.

According to the information in the Spanish media both financial experts have exported their report which exonerated Messi before a judge by the prosecution in Barcelona.

In early September, Lionel Messi and his father Jorge Horacio deposited € 5,000,000 to the court in Barcelona. By this action the lawyers of both aim to reduce their criminal liability.

Lionel Messi has already tabled a € 25 million in the treasury, which are the taxes which he must pay for the period from 2010 to 2012.

On the 27th of September, Messi and his father testified in court in Barcelona.

It is expected that after the report of the financial inspectors the charges to Lionel Messi to be removed.

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