Blogs and advice from Industry leading Specialists
Valuable Opinions, Comments & Gossip
Financial related News & Articles relating to Spain
Latest News, Stories
& Hot Topics
Various Tools & Widgets to help with your financial needs
Tools & Widgets to
help with finances
Polls, Surveys and Opinions featured throughout Tumbit
Featured Polls, Surveys & Stats
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat
Discussions, Advice & Topical Chat

Sean Connery's wife faces tax fraud charges

Source: News.com. Au - Fri 27th Nov 2015
Sean Connery's wife faces tax fraud charges

Sir Sean Connery carried chivalry too far by delaying his testimony in a tax-fraud case involving a mansion he owned in Spain, allegedly to hide his wife's involvement in the case, Spanish authorities said.

The 85-year-old actor, the original movie James Bond, has been cleared in the case, but now his wife, Micheline Roquebrune, 86, is on the hook, reports the New York Post.

She was charged Thursday with aiding and abetting the alleged fraud, which Spanish officials have dubbed "Operation Goldfinger", according to The Guardian.

She faces 2.5 years in a Spanish slammer and an EU20 Mln fine if convicted.

The investigating magistrate, Alfredo Mondeja, described as "incomprehensible'' the delaying tactics allegedly used by Connery, who was knighted in July 2000 by Queen Elizabeth.

Mondeja also said, "Perhaps it would lead one to think that [Connery's] idea was to protect or hide the acts or participation of the actor's wife.''

Connery was cleared of involvement after submitting a 56-page affidavit, reports The Guardian.

Reports say that Roquebrune has denied the allegations. She is charged in connection with the plot to defraud Spain out of more than EU7 Mln.

Recommended Reading :

* Spanish courts dismiss case against 007

* Judge orders Sean Connery to pay 'Bond'

Comment on this Story

 
Be the first to comment on this Story !!

Related Partners

Recommended Items

Related Articles

Related Blogs

 
When shopping for bodyjewelrytips, never buy anything that has nickel. The best type of material is the steel, titanium, wood, anodized gold or gold. Most nickel products will rust and may infect your ear. If you have pierced the naval or eye, you do not need to worry, as that is the most versatile part of the body. You can wear rings, straight, curved or fancy and captive beads. There are many leading body piercing jewelry that offer some of the biggest collection at very affordable price. In regard to shopping, always go to a wholesale shape as that is the sure place of getting any type of body piercing jewelry. The only thing that you need to be careful about is the material used to make the jewelry. There are instances when body piercing might go wrong and the result is an infection. In order to avoid this, make sure that the person doing the piercing is qualified to do so. After piercing is done Bodys piercing trends, you should keep the area sterilized and clean. Use warm water to wipe dirt. Never use spirits as they will corrode the area resulting to a wound which might cause an infection.