Celebrity gossip: Finance and fame

AccountingWEB brings you the latest gossip in the world of celebrity finance and tax affairs. 

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Jul
09

Here’s new twist to the continuing series of celebrity tax avoider revelations.

Jun
27

Fans of the famous BBC show Blackadder may be surprised to discover that the real-life World War One counterpart of Captain Blackadder was a Scottish chartered accountant.

Jun
26

Things are loooking up for Argentinean striker Lionel Messi. Not only did he score his first World Cup goal last week in eight years, but he's also got his tax charges dropped.

Jun
06

It seems the new ICAEW president isn't the only practitioner who has a fascination with all things planetary, as Scottish accountant Sarah Johnson could be set for a one

Mar
14
1

Former 2002 Playboy playmate of the year Swetlana Maslowskaya has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for a €1m tax fraud. 

The German native - who has Russian roots - was convicted of the fraud this week at a court in Frankfurt, after admitting the charges.

Mar
14

A former accountant has appeared on the 2014 Irish 'rich list' as the highest newcomer.

Published by the Sunday Independent, the list features London-based John Griffin, 70, founder of private hire minicab company Addison Lee. 

Mar
05

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. 

Feb
20

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.

Dec
30
1

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.

Dec
27
1

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.

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