Category: Bayern Munich

German state buys USB said to hold evidence of €600m in tax avoidance

Tax authorities in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia have purchased a USB stick reported to hold evidence of tax avoidance and illegal deals worth more than €600m (£427m). Investigators are believed to have paid more than €5m for the data, the highest amount handed over for such information, according… – Continue reading

Xabi Alonso Denies Tax Fraud : Case Follows Mascherano’s €1.5m Back-Payment

Former Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has denied that he is guilty of defrauding Spain’s tax authorities. The country’s revenue services claim that Alonso – currently with Bayern Munich – defrauded the state by having his image rights paid to companies based in overseas countries. A complaint has been lodged… – Continue reading