in Japan, the imprisoned Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will have to stay in prison. A Tokyo court extended on Sunday the remand of ten days. As a result, the Prosecutor’s office now has until the beginning of January, time to interrogate Ghosn. The background, a new arrest warrant was issued on Friday.

it is the allegation of the prosecution that the Manager should have been around 2008 personal debt in the amount of the equivalent of nearly 15 million Euro in the case of the Japanese car maker unloaded. According to media reports, Ghosn also rejected the new accusations.

Only half of the income

declared He and his former right-Hand man Greg Kelly were on 19. November in the Japanese capital due to the suspicion of violation of stock exchange requirements. Between 2011 and 2015, only half of Ghosns income declared.

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The Prosecutor’s office failed, then your application for a re-arrest. The district court rejected this, what happens in Japan very rare. So it looked at first as Ghosn would come soon. But on Friday, the public Prosecutor rose again to a new allegation – the suspicion of increased breach of trust and adopted for the now third Time the arrest warrant.

Eight million euros in annual income

Since Ghosn arrested was, staggers the Auto Alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. The Manager was for many years the driving force behind the Alliance. Three days after the arrest, Ghosns, the Board of Directors of Nissan had deposed him as chief of the Board. The French auto group Renault’s Ghosn remains, however, for the time being as Chairman and CEO in the company. The operations will in future be controlled but by Thierry Bolloré, who previously served as Deputy Director-General.

Ghosn has been among the best Verdi car managers in the world, its dual function has brought him a regular annual salaries, with a two-digit million amounts. Alone at Nissan, Ghosn has earned in the past year, nearly 8 million Euro, Renault paid him for his services last with 7.4 million Euro.


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