NEW evidence in an on-going money laundering case could mean more trouble for Spain’s Princess Cristina.
Emails handed to judge Jose Castro – who last month upheld charges against the Infanta – could land her back in the dock once again.
The new documents are part of an appeal filed by Diego Torres, the ex-partner of Duke of Palma Inaki Urdangarin – the Princess’ husband.
The defence team for Torres and his wife Ana Maria Tejeiro claim that King Philip VI’s sister played a key role in and was aware of all of her husband’s business.
Lawyer Manuel Gonzalez Peeters hopes the documents will prove that Cristina lied when she told the court she played no part in her husband’s business activities, and was unaware that the family business – of which she has a 50% share – was used for tax evasion and money-laundering.
The Torres-Tejeiro appeal will now go to the Provincial Court in Mallorca.
In his conclusions following the appeal, Castro maintained the charges against the Princess, and that she has profited thanks to her husband’s dodgy business deals.
Princess Cristina became the first direct member of the modern-day Spanish royal family to be questioned in court in February this year, over these allegations.
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