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.
Italy`s three-time former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday arrived at a hospice for Alzheimer`s patients near Milan to begin his year of community service following a conviction for tax fraud.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness stunned a German court on Monday by admitting he had evaded taxes of 18.5 million euros using a secret Swiss bank account - more than five times the amount on a prosecutors` charge sheet.
Barcelona have been charged by a Spanish court with committing tax fraud in the signing of Brazil forward Neymar last year in the latest twist to a saga that has already claimed the scalp of one club president.
Barcelona have denied wrongdoing after local media said Spain`s public prosecutor had asked for charges to be brought against the club for alleged tax fraud in last year`s signing of Brazil forward Neymar.
Italian centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi faces one of the heaviest blows of his 20-year political career on Wednesday when the Senate votes on stripping him of his seat in Parliament over a conviction for tax fraud.
An Italian court in Milan on Saturday ordered a two-year ban for former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from the parliament and elections. The court also barred him from holding public office following a conviction for tax fraud.