Portugal`s former prime minister Jose Socrates, who has been detained on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering, angrily dismissed the allegations against him as absurd, in a letter published Thursday.
Italy`s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated on suspicion of running a sham company to avoid paying more than a million euros ($1.27 million) in tax, Italian authorities announced Wednesday.
A Spanish court will push ahead with the process of prosecuting Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for alleged tax evasion despite a recommendation from the public prosecutor the charges be dismissed.
Kanpur-based meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi, who has managed to stay away from limelight, is alleged to be having close links with the country`s apex investigating agency - the CBI – which has helped his business flourish by leaps and bounds.
Spanish prosecutors have charged Montserrat Caballe, one of the world`s best-known sopranos, with tax evasion for failing to declare some 500,000 euros ($690,900) of income, a court document showed on Tuesday.
A German judge signalled he would rule on Thursday whether the president of Bayern Munich soccer club had evaded 27 million euros in tax, after a third day in court ended in less than two hours of testimony.
The Income Tax department has found no instance of tax evasion after going through the entire range of intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on directions of the Supreme Court in connection with the 2G case.
In more trouble for stand up comedian Kapil Sharma, after the sets of his popular TV show `Comedy Nights With Kapil` caught fire here, the Service Tax department has booked him for non-payment of tax dues amounting to around Rs 60 lakh.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the Centre of turning a blind eye to the existence of Rs 16 crore in the name of two top state CPI(M) leaders in a nationalised bank account.