Former Pearl Jam accountant Rickey Goodrich has been sentenced to 14 months in jail for embezzling over $300,000 (around £180,000) in three years from the band.
Celebrity gossip: Finance and fame
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World-famous singer Rihanna has settled a lawsuit worth $10m (£6m) against her former accountants Berdon LLP, after she claimed she was left "effectively bankrupt" by their mismanagement of her finances.
It’s difficult to imagine Luis Suarez as anything other than a footballer, but it seems the Liverpool striker could have chosen a much different career path.
The curse of showbusiness accounting scams played itself out in a Washington State county court this month as Pearl Jam’s former chief financial officer pleaded guilty to stealing $380,000 from his employers.
TV chef Gordon Ramsay’s company, Gordon Ramsay Holdings (GRH), is at the centre of a fresh tax investigation.
Famous Italian fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana have been sentenced to one year eight months in jail for tax evasion.
An Argentinean footballer has got himself into a tax 'Messi' with Spanish tax authorities, which accused him of defrauding the state of €4m (£3.4m).
Officials say Lionel Messi and his father Jorge Horacio are suspected of filing fraudulent tax returns for 2007 - 2009.
Bestselling author Hanif Kureishi has lost his life savings of £120,000 after his former accountant encouraged him to invest in a potentially fraudulent property deal.
Natalie Coleman is used to whisking up a healthy cash flow, but now the 2013 MasterChef winner is turning her hand to soufflés and scotch eggs.
HMRC is seeking £1m tax from the estate of the late reality TV star Jade Goody, who died of cervical cancer in 2009.