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What is understood concerning the expenses and potential 8-year jail sentence

Colombian pop singer Shakira may resist eight years in jail in a case the place Spanish prosecutors have accused her of tax fraud. 

Shakira, whose full identify is Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, is dealing with six expenses alleging she did not pay the Spanish authorities practically $15 million in taxes between 2012 and 2014. The prosecutors mentioned they might additionally search a nice of $24.5 million.

The singer “trusts her innocence and chooses to go away the difficulty within the fingers of the legislation,” her public relations agency Llorente y Cuenca mentioned in a July 27 assertion.

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi moved from secret location to jail

BANGKOK (AP) — Ousted Myanmar chief Aung San Suu Kyi was transferred Wednesday from a secret detention location to a jail within the nation’s capital, authorized officers acquainted with her case mentioned. Her ongoing court docket instances shall be tried at a brand new facility constructed within the jail compound, they mentioned.

Suu Kyi was arrested on Feb. 1, 2021, when the military seized energy from her elected authorities. She was initially held at her residence within the capital, however was later moved to at the least one different location, and for in regards to the previous 12 months has

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Todd, Julie Chrisley Going through Jail Time: Authorized Knowledgeable Weighs In

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Todd, Julie Chrisley Going through Jail Time: Authorized Knowledgeable Weighs In

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Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal professionals ask for a shorter jail sentence than the really helpful 20 years, say an inmate in her jail threatened to kill her

Ghislaine Maxwell speaks together with her legal professionals throughout her trial, which began in November.REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg

  • Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal professionals have requested for a sentence of simply over 5 years in jail.

  • They mentioned a fellow inmate mentioned she had been paid to strangle Maxwell in her sleep.

  • Prosecutors have really helpful that Maxwell serve 20 years behind bars.

Ghislaine Maxwell’s legal professionals argued on Wednesday that she ought to spend fewer years in jail than the 20-year sentence prosecutors have really helpful, citing alleged threats from different inmates and what they described as a troubled childhood.

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Jeffrey Epstein affiliate Jean Luc Brunel discovered lifeless by suicide in jail

Disgraced modeling agent and Jeffrey Epstein affiliate Jean Luc Brunel died by suicide in his jail cell Saturday evening in Paris, ABC Information has discovered.

The Paris prosecutor’s workplace confirmed to ABC Information that Brunel was discovered lifeless in his jail cell round 1 a.m. native time at La Sante Jail.

Jean Luc Brunel’s attorneys inform ABC Information Brunel hanged himself.

The prosecutor’s workplace declined to substantiate these particulars of Brunel’s demise.

In December 2020, Brunel was charged with rape of minors over the age of 15 and sexual harassment — against the law in France.

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