Carlos Ghosn released from prison

Carlos Ghosn released from prison

March 6, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Former head of the Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, was released from prison. This is the agency Kyodo. According to their data, 64-year-old Gon was released from a Tokyo prison on bail of $ 9 million. In total, the former top manager spent in custody 108 days. This was Gon’s third attempt on bail.

Under the terms of the agreement with the court, Carlos Ghosn is prohibited from leaving Japan, as well as using a mobile phone. Any contact with people related to Nissan is also prohibited. In this case, Ghosn can use a computer, but only on weekdays and in the office of his lawyer. Also, with the permission of the court, he may be allowed to sometimes attend meetings of the board of directors of Nissan, of which he still remains a member.

Former head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, was detained on November 19th. Japanese police suspect him of tax evasion. According to her, for this he deliberately distorted information about the amount of their own payments. Investigators began investigating a top manager after reports from an anonymous informant inside the auto concern.

In turn, Carlos Ghosn linked his arrest with the “conspiracy and betrayal” of Nissan’s top managers. According to him, the top management of Nissan opposed his initiative for further deeper merger of the three partner companies.

Carlos Ghosn was dismissed from the post of chairman of the board of directors of Nissan Motor Co. November 22. Later, the leadership of the Japanese automaker Mitsubishi also decided to dismiss Carlos Ghosn from the post of chairman of the board of directors. Finally, on January 23, it became known that Gon left the post of general director of Renault. In addition, the French concern decided not to pay Carlos Ghosn compensation for his dismissal.