According to BeIN Sport former Lyon, Aston Villa, and West Ham striker John Carew has been given a 14 month jail sentence for tax fraud, announces an Oslo judge.
The former Gones attacker and Norway international has been charged for not having declared taxes in Norway worth up to €1.2m between 2014 and 2019, as well as personal tax of up to €27m as a fiscal resident in the country.
The centre-forward retired in 2012 at West Ham United after a career which spanned across the continent in Spain, France, Turkey, and of course England. At Lyon Carew made a total of 53 appearances and scored 17 goals in total for the club, providing four assists on the way. Carew made 131 appearances for Aston Villa with 48 goals for the Villians, providing 12 assist over two spells at the club, where he actually joined from Lyon for a fee of €6m.
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