An investigation was launched against Ecclestone, who led the group of companies that organize and run the Formula 1 world championship for nearly four decades (between 1976 and 2017). Now British prosecutor Andrew Penhal said:
The indictment was issued on Monday afternoon.
All this was confirmed by Simon York, Director of the Department responsible for tax fraud at the British Tax Office (HMRC). He added that the indictment came after a “complex international criminal investigation”, and it was then determined that Ecclestone
She hid more than £400 million of overseas interests from Britain’s Internal Revenue.
Our message is clear: No one can escape […]. “The court will now decide on this matter and we do not wish to comment on it,” said Simon York.
the sun to me Bernie Ecclestone will appear in court in London on August 22. The Formula 1 mogul is ranked 65th on the list of the richest person in the UK with a fortune of £2.5 billion.
Ecclestone recently made headlines by saying that he still considered Vladimir Putin his friend and would be willing to give his life for him. Prior to that, he was arrested for illegal possession of weapons in May this year.
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