Shakira reaches a deal with Spanish prosecutors on the first day of tax fraud trial


Colombian performer Shakira leaves court in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday. The global pop star struck a deal with prosecutors as her trial on tax fraud charges was scheduled to begin.

After maintaining innocence for nearly five years, the pop star acknowledged failing to pay about $15.8 million in taxes. She will receive a suspended three-year sentence and a fine of $7.6 million.

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