Boris Becker faces seven years in prison for fraud


Former tennis player Boris Becker is on trial in London on Monday morning. He is said to have embezzled assets. He faces seven years in prison.

the essentials in brief

  • Boris Becker is due to appear in court at Southwark Crown Court on Monday.
  • He is said to have misrepresented assets.
  • If convicted, he faces up to seven years in prison.

Former tennis star Boris Becker is due to appear in court at Southwark Crown Court on Monday morning. He is alleged to have failed to properly disclose assets, including trophies and medals, during his bankruptcy proceedings.

As the newspaper “Augsburger Allgemine” reports, the 54-year-old rejects the allegations. During the trial, he wants to comment on the allegations himself. If there is actually a conviction, Boris Becker faces up to seven years in prison.

The native German recently commented on the procedure and was confident. He was glad that the process is finally starting, he said. “Do I have great respect for it? Yes. Am I tense? Yes. Am I sometimes nervous too? Yes. But I’m not panicking.”

His lawyers and he himself are well prepared. He will personally try to refute the allegations. During the process, Becker is supported by a German translator.

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Source-www.nau.ch