Earlier bilboss after the escape: They lose 269 million a day

The former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who has escaped from Japan to Lebanon, not going to go into details about his spectacular escape. he said Wednesday at a

Earlier bilboss after the escape: They lose 269 million a day

The former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who has escaped from Japan to Lebanon, not going to go into details about his spectacular escape. he said Wednesday at a

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
08 January 2020 Wednesday 11:00
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Earlier bilboss after the escape: They lose 269 million a day

The former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who has escaped from Japan to Lebanon, not going to go into details about his spectacular escape.

he said Wednesday at a news conference in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

At the televised press conference, protests a elated Ghosn his innocence and accuses among other things, japanese prosecutors for "unfounded" accusations and to have leaked false information to the press.

- I am ready for a trial, if I know that it goes fair to, he says.

Ghosn is accused of tax fraud in Japan. He was arrested at an airfield in Tokyo back in november 2018.

He was subsequently released on bail. The condition was however, that he should remain in his home in the japanese capital.

Anyway, he announced the 31. december, he arrived to Lebanon.

It is not yet known exactly how it managed the previous bilboss to get from his house arrest in Japan to Lebanon.

Ghosn was presented in the Nissan and the path of the Renault.

Ghosn claims that Nissan is daily lose 40 million (about 269 million), while Renault, daily, losing 20 million u.s. dollars (about 135 million), since he was arrested in 2018.

- the Losses in the market for Nissan, since I was arrested, is now over 10 billion u.s. dollars (67 billion dollars), says Ghosn and adds:

And it goes no better for the Renault. Here are the losses since my arrest more than five billion euros (up from 34 billion dollars).

Ghosn is brasilianskfødt frenchman of lebanese ancestry.

He is among other things accused of having enriched themselves through suspicious transfers of funds from Nissan, which he had led for two decades.

He has consistently denied the charges. He claims that the japanese authorities have fabricated charges against him in order to avert a closer merger of Nissan and Renault.

In Lebanon, says a representative of statsanklagemyndigheden that Ghosn is summoned for questioning on Thursday, according to Interpol, on behalf of Japan has been addressed to the authorities.

Updated: 08.01.2020 11:00
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