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Breaking: Bar Rafaeli facing tax trouble

Breaking: Bar Rafaeli facing tax trouble

Israeli investigation

Text: Chloe Allan


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World renowned model, Bar Rafaeli is currently under investigation for tax evasion in Israel....

Israeli supermodel, Bar Rafaeli is currently under suspected tax envasion in her home country of Israel. Under Israeli law, citizens who are not residents are exempted from declaring income earned abroad and the model is said to of failed to report millions of dollars earned from past contracts in other countries and celebrity benefits including two cars.

Rafeli, who has been recently in and out of the country filming X Factor Israel has been living in apartments under her mother and brother's names to try and conceal her residency. Now under investigation from the authorities, the model has been released on bail for an amount of Dhs706,ooo. Rafaeli's lawayer, Giora Aderet  spoke out saying: "There is no drama. In the end, this is just a civil dispute. No-one cheated anyone else. It will all clear up soon."