On Monday, Spanish Princess Cristina👸 went on trial; accused of lavishly spending funds💰 her husband allegedly embezzled from public contracts for conferences and sporting events amounting to €6.2 M💰. Cristina and her husband, Inaki Urdangarin were silent 🔇 during the proceedings while their lawyers and attorneys for 16 additional defendants argued that charges should be dropped and their clients excluded from the proceedings. Cristina, 50, is the sister of 👑King Felipe VI. She faces two counts of tax fraud, carrying a maximum sentence of 8⃣ years, for allegedly failing to declare taxes on personal expenses paid by a real estate company she owned with her husband. Urdangarin is an Olympic handball medallist🏅 turned businessman. The trial marks the first time that a member of Spain’s Royal Family👪 has faced criminal charges since the restoration of the Monarchy👑 in 1975.