Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

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Former Catalan president in tax evasion scandal

Jordi Pujol, the former president of Catalan, has cheated tax authorities in Spain for the past thirty years, reports El Pais. The 84-year old and figurehead for Catalan nationalism will be stripped of his pension and other benefits. Pujuol admitted to hiding large sums of money in foreign bank accounts.

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