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Diego Costa could be 'facing a SIX-MONTH prison sentence' for tax fraud

Published on: 29 May 2020

Spanish reports claim Diego Costa could be facing a six-month prison sentence for tax fraud.

Prosecutors in Spain are asking for a six-month prison sentence for Atletico de Madrid striker Diego Costa in relation to the Hacienda operation

According to Cadena Ser, the trial in the Provincial Court will be held next Thursday. The Prosecutor's Office accuses the Atlético de Madrid forward of defrauding € 1M from the Treasury, as AS reported a year ago. 

In the document sent to the judge, the player was accused of having obtained, directly or through third parties, an income from the transfer of his image rights amounting to 1,371,098.31 euros and that "with the intention of obtaining a benefit illicit prosecutor. "

Source: m.allfootballapp.com

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