Carlos Ghosn accused of breach of trust and underpaid income –

Carlos Ghosn, the first of October 2018, in Paris.
Carlos Ghosn, the first of October 2018, in Paris. Regis Duvignau / REUTERS

Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, who was detained in Japan since his arrest in November, was re-released on Friday 11 January, the Tokyo court said. Your lawyer will present a request for provisional release.

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The prosecution decided to pursue him for breach of trust and to have reduced his income in Nissan's stock market relations between 2015 and 2018. He had already been indicted on December 10 for reporting a decrease in pay during the course of five years. previous one. The former Nissan director Greg Kelly and the Japanese automaker are also accused of financial embezzlement. Nissan, accused as a moral entity that presented the offensive stock market reports, had already been indicted on December 10 for the same reason, but in the last five years.

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It supports its innocence

According to the Nippon prosecutor's office, Carlos Ghosn would try to get Nissan's coverage "Losses on personal investments" at the time of the financial crisis of October 2008. The sum charged amounts to 1.85 billion yen (14 million euros).

The former Nissan executive, who appeared for the first time before a judge in Tokyo, declared his innocence and assured "To have acted with honor, legally and with the knowledge and approval of the leaders" from the Japanese manufacturer.

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