BARCELONA - The President of the Court of Inquiry of 2 d'Eslugues de Llobregat (Barcelona) ordered the opening of a case against Shakira for allegedly defrauding the Spanish Treasury of 14.5 million euros.

In the vehicle that Europa Press investigated on Tuesday, the judge said to open a trial for six crimes alleged against the Treasury between 2012 and 2014.  

The taxes that he would have cheated are the personal income tax (IRPF) - with a total of 12,371,197 euros - and the property tax (IP) - 2,191,771 euros - , adding between the two a total of 14,562,968 euros.  

In this case, the public prosecutor's office is seeking a sentence of eight years and two months in prison against the artist  

the public prosecutor's office is accusing him three against the Treasury and personal income tax declarations for 2012, 2013 and 2014.  

The Generalitat is also involved in the case and sued for three crimes against the Treasury and the economic tax declaration for the same year. 

The case has been investigated in the court in Esplugues de Llobregat but will be heard by the court in Barcelona, ​​which will set a trial date once Shakira's lawyers have announced their defense statement. 

The case is sent after the investigation concluded that the artist should have stopped paying taxes in Spain in 2012, 2013 and 2014 when he had to do it because that is where he has a tax residence him, since he is in the country.