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Carlos Ghosn


American father and son plead guilty to helping former Nissan Chairman Ghosn flee Japan

June 14, 2021 1:21 pm

US Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son Peter replied no when the judge asked them if there was anything wrong with the charges submitted by the Tokyo Prosecutors' office.

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn pins hopes on French probes to clear his name

May 26, 2021 12:38 pm

Auto magnate-turned-fugitive Ghosn was arrested in Japan in November 2018 on accusations of financial misconduct and fled to Lebanon a year later.

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's grand alliance showing cracks two years after his arrest

November 16, 2020 11:57 am

Nissan Motor Co. is exploring ways to sell some or all of its 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp., people with knowledge of the matter said.

Nissan’s lawsuit against Carlos Ghosn to get first hearing

November 12, 2020 10:39 am

The automaker is seeking to “recover a significant part of the monetary damages inflicted on the company by its former Chairman as a result of years of his misconduct and fraudulent activity,” it said in a statement at the time.

Carlos Ghosn flight case spurs US fight over Japan's penal code wording

August 28, 2020 1:45 pm

The Taylors’ defense team -- led by Washington attorney Abbe Lowell -- argues Article 103 doesn’t explicitly prohibit “jumping bail,” which is what prosecutors accused the Taylors of helping the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman do when he fled Japan last year before his financial-misconduct trial.

Japan seeks extradition of Americans accused in Ghosn escape

July 03, 2020 2:40 pm

“We express our deepest gratitude for the cooperation the US authorities have shown to our request,” the Tokyo District Prosecutors Office said in a statement.

Nissan email trail casts new light on takedown of Carlos Ghosn

June 15, 2020 12:07 pm

While Nissan has long maintained Ghosn was ousted on allegations of under-reporting his income and other financial transgressions, the documents and recollections of people familiar with what transpired show that a powerful group of insiders viewed his detention and prosecution as an opportunity to revamp Nissan's relationship with Renault on terms more favorable to Nissan.

'Playing Ghosn' challenge has people squeezing into music cases, Yamaha issues warning

January 16, 2020 4:10 pm

The 'challenge', which is inspired by the method former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn allegedly used to escape captivity, has people in Japan squeezing into cramped cases that are meant to keep music instruments and posting the images on social media.

Carlos Ghosn's Japan lawyer quits after client's flight to Lebanon

January 16, 2020 11:05 am

Junichiro Hironaka had been representing Ghosn in his defense against various financial misconduct allegations. His move, announced Thursday, was widely expected after Ghosn fled to Lebanon late last month.

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn points the finger at news conference

January 08, 2020 9:20 pm

"(One reason) was that Nissan performance unfortunately started to decline at the beginning of October 2016 I decided to remove myself from Nissan...because I signed a deal with Mitsubishi. I moved to Mitsubishi as chairman of the board," Carlos Ghosn said.