Boris Becker risks expulsion from Great Britain



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Boris Becker risks expulsion from Great Britain

Boris Becker faces expulsion from the UK after being sentenced to jail for fraudulent bankruptcy. UK Home Office said: "Any foreign national convicted of a crime and sentenced to prison is considered for deportation as soon as possible."

After Brexit, the immigration law for EU citizens became stricter and the crimes charged to Becker, as we can read on Gazzetta dello Sport, continued even after that date: "If the crimes were committed after 31 December 2020, Becker is subject to automatic deportation because he received a sentence of 12 months or more, ”Guardian Colin Yeo, immigration attorney.

Boris Becker was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for fraudulent bankruptcy. The German actually faced up to seven years in prison, but the Southwark judge decided to inflict 30 months in prison on Becker. The three-time Wimbledon champion had been accused of bankruptcy by the London court, the Bankruptcy Court, due to a heavy debt (about 6 million euros, ed) that he was no longer able to pay.

Attempts to pay off the debt by mortgaging various real estate properties, in particular one in Mallorca, proved useless. Becker was unable to pay the repayment plan installments to the lenders, who obviously decided to sue him.

The former world number one will serve half the sentence in prison and the remaining period of detention under a semi-release regime. Boris Becker was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for fraudulent bankruptcy. The German actually faced up to seven years in prison, but the Southwark judge decided to inflict 30 months in prison on Becker.

The three-time Wimbledon champion had been accused of bankruptcy by the London court, the Bankruptcy Court, due to a heavy debt (about 6 million euros, ed) that he was no longer able to pay. Attempts to pay off the debt by mortgaging various real estate properties, in particular one in Mallorca, proved useless.

Becker was unable to pay the repayment plan installments to the lenders, who obviously decided to sue him. The former world number one will serve half the sentence in prison and the remaining period of detention under a semi-release regim