The former head of Nissan paid $862 thousand alleged organizers of their escape into Lebanon

The former CEO of carmaker Nissan, Carlos Ghosn in front of his escape from Japan in Lebanon listed $862 thousand, the company which belongs to the suspect in facilitating the escape, announced July 8, the Agency Reuters with reference to the materials of the case.

On July 7 the Federal court of Massachusetts prosecutors showed documents about the two Bank transfers made in October 2019. The sum of the first – $540 thousand the second – $322 thousand the Money was transferred from the Bank account Ghosn in Paris , the company Promote Fox LLC, which manages the suspect in facilitating the escape of Peter Taylor and his brother.

Peter Taylor and his father, former American special forces soldier Michael Taylor was arrested in may in Massachusetts at the request of Japan. The Taylors filed a petition with a request to release them on bail.

At the court hearing, prosecutors said that Bank transfers indicate the availability of money from suspects, therefore, they should remain in custody. The court agreed with the position of prosecutors.

Lawyers for Taylor declined to comment on the Reuters information about translations.

In Japan, Ghosn accused of financial fraud, he was under house arrest. According to the investigation, Gong for five years declared only half of them obtained from Nissan almost 10 billion yen (about $93 million). There is also a fact that the use of the Rut of company assets for personal purposes. In November 2018 the Board of Directors Nissan voted for the dismissal of Gon from office.

At the end of 2019, he fled to Lebanon. According to investigators, in December Peter Taylor arrived in Tokyo and met with Ghosn at the Grand Hyatt. At the same time, Michael Taylor and another defendant in the case, Georges-Antoine Zayek, arrived in Osaka on a private jet. They had two large black boxes. December 29, according to law enforcement, the gon has left Japan in one of the boxes. He was transferred to Michael Taylor and SIEC. Luggage at the airport without inspection loaded into a private plane, which flew to Turkey. As stated in court materials, the boxes looked like cases for musical instruments.

Two days later, on December 31, Ghosn publicly announced that he is in Lebanon (in the country he grew up).

In may in Turkey confirmed indictments against seven people, including four pilots, who are suspected of involvement in the escape of the Rut.

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