TOP football agent John Viola has been declared bankrupt after failing to pay a £225,000 tax bill.
Viola who represented Rangers hero Barry Ferguson and Celtic star Scott Allan when he was a youngster at Dundee United ploughed cash into a film investment scheme which was later ruled to be an illegal tax dodge.
His proposals to settle the debt were rejected by HMRC and he was formally bankrupted at Hamilton Sheriff Court yesterday.
Viola, 55, wasnt in court.
HMRC representatives said they wanted him declared bust over the unpaid cash after earlier promises of payment didnt materialise.
Their demands were met by Sheriff Vincent Smith.
A lawyer for HMRC said: It is my motion to move for sequestration. The case is now over the 42-day l…
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