Carlos Ghosn suspected of new theft

Carlos Ghosn suspected of new theft

June 24, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The former head of the Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, may soon face new charges. According to the newspaper Asahi, a top manager is suspected of misappropriating more than $ 3 million from the Renault fund, which was used to pay rewards. Ghosn himself denies all charges.

As reported by Liberation, citing sources familiar with the situation, the French authorities have already begun a tax audit against the former head of the Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn. It is expected to last about a year. In 2012, Ghosn refused the status of a French taxpayer to become a Dutch tax resident. Thus, the top manager was able to avoid the previous property tax. However, tax authorities doubt that Ghosn lived in the Netherlands for 183 days to obtain tax residency status.

Earlier, the Tokyo prosecutor’s office brought new charges against former Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi alliance leader Carlos Ghosn. Law enforcement authorities suspect a top manager in misappropriating funds of the concern Nissan. The prosecutor’s office believes that Ghosn, using a fraudulent scheme, stole almost $ 5 million. In turn, Ghosn completely denies all the charges against him. During interrogations, he uses his right to silence.

Former head of the Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, was detained on November 19, 2018. Japanese police suspect him of tax evasion. According to her, for this, he deliberately distorted information about the size of their own payments. Investigators began investigating a top manager after reports from an anonymous informant inside the auto concern.

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 Ghosn left the post of general director of Renault. In addition, the French concern decided not to pay Carlos Ghosn compensation for his dismissal.

In April, the former head of the Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, was expelled from the board of directors of Nissan. After his dismissal, he will not receive any monetary compensation in the company. Also, the concern left Greg Kelly, also accused of fraud.