Model Ref el le bar An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced her to nine months of community service with her mother, who was sentenced to 16 months in prison for tax evasion, ending a long court battle.
Reflee, 35, and his mother Convicted in July On offenses of paying tax on income close to 10 10 million in the case of a favorite national icon at one time.
Refley entered the Tel Aviv courthouse in a non-dyed T-shirt and wearing a light blue surgical face mask. She was accompanied by her father, Rafi, her mother, GP, and lawyers.
According to one Application for price Accepted by the court, the two were also ordered to pay a fine of દ 1.5 million to the state on the outstanding back tax of crores. Zippy Raffles will begin serving his jail term next week.
A long-running case involving celebrity models Worldwide income And the family’s efforts to undermine its ties with Israel damaged its well-crafted public image as an informal ambassador to the country.
Still, it’s a popular one TV personality And Pitch-Woman whose image is ubiquitous on highway billboards across the country. Last year, she hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.
There have been case centers around Rafali’s residence over the years, when she traveled the world in a high profile modeling campaign, got the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and formed a long romantic relationship with the Hollywood actor. Leonardo DiCaprio.
Israeli tax law primarily determines the residence that the person spent most of the calendar year in the country. Refaeli claimed that she did not have to declare her income during certain years and therefore she did not have to declare it.
The plaintiffs denied his claim and charged him with providing false tax information. He earned about 7. 7.2 million during the years 2009-2002, while claiming to be living abroad to avoid paying Israeli taxes on his income, he said in Raffaelli’s indictment.
In an earlier appeal, an Israeli court ruled that Raffaelli’s relationship with DiCaprio did not qualify as a “family unit,” and that she had to pay the U.S. full tax to avoid paying the rest of the tax. Will not be able to claim residence.
Raffaelli’s lawyers said the plea deal proves he did not deliberately avoid paying taxes. Raffaelli’s mother, who also worked as his agent, was accused of failing to report income, evading taxes and helping someone else avoid paying taxes. The indictment states that he signed a lease for the daughter in the name of other members of the family to obscure the real residence status of Raffaelli and avoided disclosing his income as his daughter’s agent.
The Associated Press contributes to this report.
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