Spain: Princess Cristina's Tax Fraud Accuser Jailed, No Bail

April 18, 2016 7:45 PM

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A Spanish judge has ordered the leader of the anti-corruption group that filed tax fraud charges against Princess Cristina jailed without bail amid allegations the group sought a payoff of 3 million euros ($3.4 million) to drop the case and end her ongoing trial.

Judge Santiago Pedraz said in a ruling Monday that Manos Limpias (Clean Hands) director Miguel Bernad is under investigation for extortion, threats and membership in a criminal organization.

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