GAFA tax: Companies have received their tax notice

"Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," said Bruno Lemaire. Not to mention the possible wrath of the American authorities, the GAFA have already taken the lead. Here's how.   The negotiations on the digital tax at the OECD have come to naught. “We had suspended the collection of the tax until the OECD negotiations were concluded. This negotiation failed, so we will collect a tax on the digital giants next December, "explained Bruno Le Maire, the French Minister of the Economy, in mid-October. "Companies subject to this tax have received a tax notice for the payment of the 2020 installments," the Ministry of the Economy said today. Facebook and Amazon "are among the companies" which have been notified "in recent days", assures for its part the Financial Times. So after firing the first ones, what should the French authorities expect from now on? Has

In Texas, she is convicted of selling stolen goods on eBay

This Texan was ordered to pay 3.8 million euros. Kim Richardson chose to plead guilty and accepted his sentence. The 63-year-old Texas resident has sold stolen items on the eBay e-commerce platform for nearly 19 years. She was ordered to pay $ 3.8 million for this massive fraud, indicates the Business Insider US site.

In Texas, she is convicted of selling stolen goods on eBay

From August 2000 to April 2019, Kim Richardson traveled across the United States, shoplifting stores she passed on her way. She always brought with her a large black bag, in which she buried the products after having freed them of their anti-theft device. Kim Richardson then went to the eBay e-commerce platform to resell these items to individuals.

Theft, sale, shipment: Kim Richardson managed his "business" from end to end, according to a press release from the US Department of Justice. It was the US Secret Service and the FBI that led the investigation to trace Richardson and his misdeeds. 

The amount Kim Richardson was ordered to pay is the earnings she has accumulated over the years by selling spoofed products. She was also sentenced to three years in prison. None of the traders who were robbed by Kim Richardson, however, will be compensated, said CNN, the court having ruled that it was "impossible" to identify them precisely.