Employees of Nissan banned from talking with lawyers of Carlos GhosnDecember 26, 2018
Nissan has prohibited its employees from any contact with representatives and lawyers of the arrested Carlos Ghosn. This is reported by the news agency Kyodo, at the disposal of which was the corresponding letter of the concern. The company also asks its employees to immediately report any attempts by Ghosn representatives to contact them.
According to TASS, the Tokyo District Court extended the arrest of the former head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Carlos Ghosn for 10 days in connection with the new charges. The Japanese Prosecutor’s Office suspects a top manager that, while in the position of head of Nissan, he copied personal losses to the company due to a losing contract worth more than $ 16 million.
The first time Ghosn was detained on November 19th. The prosecutor’s office believes that a top manager declared only half of his income for five years. In this case, the undeclared funds were to be paid to him as a severance payment after leaving the company. Under Japanese law, the severance pay must also be declared.
Carlos Ghosn himself refused to plead guilty to financial fraud. During interrogations, he declared his innocence to the investigators. Ghosn stressed that he did not underestimate the amount of his income in the reports for the exchange.
Carlos Ghosn was dismissed as chairman of the board of directors of Nissan Motor Co. November 22. In addition, Greg Kelly, a member of the board of directors, who is also suspected of financial fraud, was also dismissed. Later, the leadership of the Japanese automaker Mitsubishi also decided to dismiss Carlos Ghosn from the post of chairman of the board of directors. The Board of Directors of the company is headed by Osam Masuko.
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