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Catalan independence campaign hit by tax scandal

11.08.14 @ 09:24

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Spanish tax officials on Friday requested files from Swiss, Andorran and local authorities to shed further light on alleged tax fraud by Jordi Pujol (84), the ex-president of Catalonia. The scandal threatens to complicate Catalonia’s drive toward an independence referendum led by Pujol’s political heir, Artur Mas.