Argentina’s ex-leader Carlos Menem back on trial in tax case

Raúl Alfonsín entrega el mando a Carlos Menem....

Raúl Alfonsín entrega el mando a Carlos Menem. Buenos Aires, 1989, foto oficial (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Prosecutors in Buenos Aires say he hid from the tax authorities bank accounts with millions of dollars, as well as two light aircraft, properties, cars and stocks.

He called the charges “unfounded”.
Menem, 83, was sentenced in June to seven years in prison for trafficking weapons abroad while he was in office in the 1990s.

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