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Becker ordered to pay more taxes

Updated: October 28, 2002, 12:00 PM ET
Reuters

MUNICH, Germany -- Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker, who was handed a suspended jail term and a hefty fine for tax evasion last week, faces more trouble from the German tax authorities.

Becker's lawyer Joerg Weigell said on Monday his client had been ordered to pay three million euros ($2.92 million) more in back taxes.

"We regard this as totally unjustified and we are negotiating about it," Weigell told Reuters.

Weigell said the payment order was linked to contracts between ...

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