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Entertainment

Web Desk
July 21, 2020

Leonardo DiCaprio's ex-girlfriend Bar Refaeli convicted of tax evasion

Entertainment

Web Desk
Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Israeli court convicted top model Bar Refaeli on Monday on four counts of tax offenses, capping a prolonged tax evasion case against the star and her family.

Leonardo DiCaprio's ex-girlfriend looked stunning  as she entered the Tel Aviv courthouse with a white face mask to match her white top. She was accompanied by her father, Raffi, her mother, Zipi, and a phalanx of lawyers. 

The 35-year-old Refaeli and her mother reportedly confessed to offenses of evading paying taxes on income nearing $10 million.

Raffi,  according to a a plea bargain agreement,  is to serve nine months of community service while her mother will be sent to prison for 16 months. The two are also ordered to pay a $1.5 million fine on top of millions of back taxes.

The prolonged case, built around the celebrity model’s worldwide income, damaged her well-crafted public image as an informal ambassador for the country.