Supermodel Bar Refaeli And Mom Arrested On Millions Of Dollars In Tax Evasion

Bar Refaeli tax evasion

Supermodel Bar Refaeli is one of the best-known and photographed models in the world. Her newest photo is likely going to be a mugshot.

Refaeli was arrested Wednesday on charges of tax evasion in Israel, Agence France-Presse has reported.

Refaeli was arrested in a home raid. She is suspected of lying about where she lived to avoid reporting millions of dollars in income.

The supermodel is also charged with accepting free accommodations in the form of luxury apartments and cars that were never registered in her name, according to Israel’s Tax Authority.

Refaeli’s mother, Zipora, was also arrested on suspicion of tax evasion.

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