Do you remember that ongoing tax case that Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana were the subject of? Just to refresh your mind, in April last year the design duo were cleared of all charges of criminal tax evasion but today the story resurfaced and there's a twist. According to Reuters, the designers will be forced to stand trial after all.
'Milan judge Giuseppe Gennari gave the green light for prosecutors to bring the fashion duo to court over allegations of tax evasion totalling around 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion),' the title revealed. Gabbana took to Twitter on Friday writing, 'Everyone knows that we haven't done anything.'
The fact that the judge has allowed the case to go to court despite the earlier ruling suggests that the prosecutors have enough evidence to bring a strong case forward. These cases tend to be long and arduous so it's safe to say that this is only the beginning of what will be a long and messy dispute.