Boris Becker sentenced to two and a half years in prison for fraud linked to his bankruptcy

English justice has delivered its verdict and it is two and a half years in prison for Boris Becker. The former tennis champion was found guilty of fraud related to his bankruptcy. He was accused of having paid into his personal account large sums of money from his professional account and of having concealed 825,000 euros in debt and shares in a technology company. He was also found guilty of hiding £2.5m (€3m at current rates) in assets and loans to avoid paying his debts. Becker is expected to serve half his sentence behind bars.

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