Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness arrives for the start of his trial for tax evasion at a regional court in Munich March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Christof Stache/Pool
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Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness admitted Monday to evading millions of euros (dollars) in taxes through an undeclared Swiss bank account at a trial that could send the German football great to prison.Prosecutor Achim von Engel told the Munich state court that Hoeness evaded 3.5 million euros ($4.9 million) in taxes by concealing 33 million euros income in the Swiss bank account, the dpa news agency reported.Hoeness' attorney, Hanns Feigen, volunteered that his client had evaded far more than charged, saying the total figure was 18.5 million euros.Hoeness told the court he was glad that all the details were "transparently on the table".
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