Former Green Beret and private security contractor, Michael Taylor, who is behind bars for allegedly helping former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee Japan, told “Mornings with Maria” that he is asking President Trump and the State Department to intervene and prevent his extradition to Japan.
Ghosn said in a statement Friday from Lebanon that the trial will prove his innocence
A U.S. judge on Friday ruled two Massachusetts men can be extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial on financial crimes.
Reports say money reported as Nissan expenses was actually used for Ghosn's personal purposes
The Ariya is set to go on sale in Japan by the middle of next year and North America by the end of 2021
Former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn refused to comment on allegations from prosecutors in the U.S., who said last week that he wired more than $860,000 to a company linked to one of the men accused of helping smuggle him out of Japan in a box in December.
Ghosn fled last December to Beirut from Japan
Nissan Motor Co Ltd blasted suggestions in media reports of a conspiracy within the company to oust former chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Earlier this month, the legal team representing Michael and Peter Taylor told a judge that “bail jumping” is not a crime in Japan, and, therefore, helping someone evade bail conditions isn’t a crime either.
A Japanese prosecutor on Thursday urged the U.S. to extradite two Americans accused of helping Carlos Ghosn.
The former Green Beret and his son accused of smuggling ex-Nissan exec Carlos Ghosn out of Japan are fighting their extradition
Former Green Beret Michael Taylor, 59, and his son, Peter Taylor, 27, were arrested by U.S. authorities for their alleged roles in the escape of the former Nissan CEO from Japan.
The two Americans are wanted by Japan officials on charges that they helped Ghosn escape the country in December.
French prosecutors have stepped up their investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds at Renault by former boss Carlos Ghosn.
Nissan’s leadership said the ex-chairman cost the company the equivalent of $318 million.
Nissan's worsening performance has heaped pressure on the 53-year-old Uchida, formerly Nissan's China chief who became its third CEO since September, to come up with aggressive steps to revive the company.
Nissan, reeling from a scandal over its former superstar executive Carlos Ghosn, sank into red ink in the latest quarter as its vehicle sales fell around the world, and the Japanese automaker slashed its profit forecast for the year.
Nissan is seeking $90 million in damages to recoup costs related to Ghosn's alleged financial misconduct
Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn, the fugitive former automotive executive, on Monday argued in a Dutch court for the release of internal documents relating to his dismissal by Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors.
Yamaha is asking customers to not copy Carlos Ghosn's rumored escape plan after a dangerous trend arises.