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Volume 6 No. 212
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Argentine Tennis Player Del Potro Accused Of Tax Evasion Related To 2010 Income

Argentina's Federal Court is investigating tennis player Juan Martín del Potro, according to DYN. He is "accused of tax evasion," with it "calculated that he defrauded Argentine authorities" of more than 1M Argentine pesos related to earnings from '10. Judicial sources indicated that "charges were filed by" Argentina's Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP). Del Potro released a statement "explaining that there was 'no evasion' and saying that he will follow every procedural step to try to clear up the case." The AFIP accused del Potro of "diverting funds from his revenue from participating in tournaments and image rights" to a Uruguayan account owned by his parents (DYN, 8/24).