In almost each country across the globe, tax evasion is considered one of the most heinous crimes and one that can amount to a long jail term for the evader. However, it seems that celebrities never understand the wrath that comes forth with tax evasion. This is because a couple of celebrities have been caught up in tax evasion saga not only in the recent past but from time immemorial.
It is pretty embarrassing to see that the so called great names’ in the world history still have skeletons in their closets. You might never understand why a celebrity can avoid paying tax, right? After all, being a celebrity comes forth with a huge fortune. Perhaps it is personal pride or mere ignorance that has led such celebrities into huge trouble with the law.
Below is a list of ten celebrities who have at one point or the other been involved in a tax evasion case:
10. Boris Becker
You might actually mistake this great veteran tennis player for a patriotic person. He is actually one of the most prominent celebrities in the world of tennis. His name went viral in the 90s when he participated in a chain of tournaments and emerged winner in most of them. The worst part about this celebrity is that he is one of the re-known tax evaders in history.
Not so long ago, Becker was caught up in a tax saga where he was charged for not paying the necessary dues. He was forced to pay a total of $3 million among other accumulated amounts simply be cause he evaded taxes for long.