Spain’s Princess Cristina, sister of the king, has been absolved from charges of being an accessory to tax fraud following an investigation into her husband’s financial affairs.
Her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, has been sentenced to six years and three months for fraud and tax evasion.
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Princess Cristina must pay a fine of €265,000 as she holds civil responsibility.
In 2014 an investigating magistrate on the Balearic island of Majorca made the princess an official suspect in the corruption case against her husband.
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The princess and her husband are among 17 suspects who were sent to trial in January in a case that involves business dealings by the Noos Institute, a not-for-profit organisation based in Palma which Urdangarin founded and chaired from 2004 to 2006.