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Bayern Munich president charged with tax evasion

Bayern Munich president charged with tax evasion
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Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness could be facing time in jail after being charge with tax evasion by German prosecutors.

The 61-year-old former West Germany International was charged after lengthy and high profile inquiry which began when he voluntarily alerted authorities over an undeclared Swiss Bank account earlier this year.

Although the amount of money involved has not been disclosed the press have reported a sum of around 20 million euros was deposited in a Zurich-based bank over 10 years.

Hoeness insists it was a personal account which had nothing to do with Bayern Munich who have so far stood by their man.

A Munich Court will decide on his sentence in September.