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French issue warrant for ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

Nissan’s former boss Carlos Ghosn reacts with shock after French authorities issue warrant for his arrest

Nissan’s former boss has reacted with shock after French authorities issued a warrant for his arrest. 

Carlos Ghosn was first detained in Japan in 2018 on prices of misconduct after allegedly underreporting his pay for 5 years as head of the automobile big, which on the time was in an alliance with rivals Renault and Mitsubishi. He denied any wrongdoing. 

The 68-year-old staged a daring escape from the nation as he awaited trial. 

Shock: Carlos Ghosn's lawyer told the BBC the warrant was 'surprising' given that the businessman had 'always co-operated with the French authorities'

Shock: Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer informed the BBC the warrant was ‘stunning’ on condition that the businessman had ‘all the time co-operated with the French authorities’

He crossed the streets of Tokyo in disguise earlier than being bundled right into a music gear case and fleeing to his native Lebanon to keep away from extradition. 

But France has now issued 5 worldwide arrest warrants for the businessman as a part of a separate investigation. 

The probe is targeted on allegations of suspicious funds involving Renault-Nissan’s distributor in Oman and from a Dutch subsidiary to consultants in addition to lavish events held on the Palace of Versailles outdoors Paris. 

Ghosn’s lawyer informed the BBC the warrant was ‘stunning’ on condition that the businessman had ‘all the time co-operated with the French authorities’. 

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