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Lionel Messi indicted over tax fraud

By CreditMan Friday, June 21, 2013

Footballer Lionel Messi has been summond to appear in court in September over tax fraud allegations. The Barcelona player and his Father stand accused of defrauding Spanish authorities of more than €4m. They are suspected of using companies abroad - in Belize and Uruguay - to sell the rights to use Mr Messi's image.

If convicted, they could face up to 6 years in prison.