Top model Bar Refaeli has been convicted of tax evasion. A court in Tel Aviv has now confirmed an agreement.
The Israeli top model Bar Refaeli (35) and his mother are said to have not paid enough taxes for millions of dollars in income in Israel and abroad. In July, the two women were convicted of tax evasion in Israel. They negotiated a deal with the prosecutor and pleaded guilty. This agreement was confirmed by a court in Tel Aviv on Sunday (September 13th), according to various media reports. The model and her mother were therefore present at the verdict, photos show them with masks.
Bar Refaeli's mother goes to jail
Bar Refaeli avoids imprisonment by the agreement. She has to do nine months of social service. Her mother, however, has been behind bars for 16 months and is due to begin her prison sentence on September 21. In addition to the missing taxes in the millions, the two women have to pay a fine of five million shekels (around 1.2 million euros).
Bar Refaeli is considered the most successful model in Israel. Through her previous relationship with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio (45), she was also featured in the gossip columns. The couple has been going their separate ways since 2011. The model has been married to businessman Adi Ezra (45) since 2015. They have three children together.