Brazilian soccer star Neymar has been fined $3.5 million for violations during the construction of his mansion
Brazilian soccer star Neymar was fined $3.5 million for violating environmental rules during the construction of his beachfront mansion in southeastern Brazil, Brazilian authorities said Monday.
The luxury project violated rules regarding the use and movement of fresh water resources, rocks and sand.
His residence is located in the city of Mangaratiba on the southern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In addition to the fine, the case will also be investigated by the Local General Prosecutor's Office, the State Civil Police and the environmental protection office.