Tokyo prosecutors have entered the former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on two new charges for economic maladministration. Ghosn was accused…
Tokyo prosecutors have entered the former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn on two new charges for economic maladministration.
Ghosn was accused of impeded lack of confidence in temporarily transferring personal investment losses to Nissan in 2008 and to underline his remuneration for three years, from 2015 to 2017, showed a statement by his lawyer, Motonari Otsuru.
Ghosn has been detained since his arrest in November.
So said his team applied for bail to get Ghosn released.
He had already been charged with under-reporting his income for the five years until 201
It is unusual for defendants in Japan to deny their charges to be granted to the bail before the trial, according to Reuters.
Ghosn’s lawyer said earlier this week that his client would probably be held to the trial that could begin in about six months.
Although the bail was granted to Ghosn, it would probably not be released until Tuesday, as it is Monday’s holiday.
In a court hearing on Tuesday, Ghosn denied the charges and called them “meritless” and “unsubstantiated.”
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In a statement to his court, his lawyers argued that Ghosn’s documents, including the use of Nissan’s financial position as collateral to secure currency swaps, were conducted with approval by Nissan board and offi CER.