Japan minister going to Lebanon to make case for Ghosn’s return

Carlos Ghosn pictures

 Japan’s deputy justice minister is flying to Lebanon this weekend in an attempt to make the case that fugitive former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn should stand trial in Japan. Hiroyuki Yoshiie will depart from Tokyo on Saturday and meet with Lebanese Justice Minister Marie Claude Najm on Monday, Japan’s justice ministry stated. The former leader […]

Renault to seek damages depending on Ghosn probe

Carlos Ghosn in Norway

Renault stated on Monday it had submitted a civil-party petition after French prosecutors last week started an official investigation into alleged misuse of funds at the French automaker. “Renault (…) will continue to fully cooperate with the judicial authorities”, the company stated in a short statement, adding it reserved the right for seeking “damages based […]

Arrest warrants issued by Japan for ex-U.S. soldier and others for Ghosn escape

Carlos Ghosn in Norway

Japanese officials on Thursday released arrest warrants for a former U.S. special forces soldier and two other individuals on suspicion of helping former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan to Lebanon. Warrants were issued for former U.S. Green Beret Michael Taylor and two individuals named George-Antoine Zayek and Peter Taylor, prosecutors stated. A […]