Mitsubishi Motors joined the investigation of the crimes of Carlos Ghosn

Mitsubishi Motors joined the investigation of the crimes of Carlos Ghosn

November 21, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) has launched an internal investigation into the financial crimes of the chairman of the board of directors and executive director of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn.

Recall, November 19, at the request of the Prosecutor’s Office of Japan, Ghosnwas taken into custody in Tokyo. He is suspected of understating personal rewards from Nissan Motor, in which he holds the post of chairman of the board of directors. Japanese investigators believe that by concealing income for many years, Ghosnavoided paying taxes.

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At Mitsubishi Motors, Carlos is also the chairman of the board of directors. This position he has recently taken – from the end of 2016, when the largest stake in Mitsubishi Motors passed to Nissan. But nevertheless, the MMC can not stay away from the situation around the Ghosn. In addition to an internal investigation, the MMC Board of Directors will consider the possibility of dismissing a top manager.

“Given that the chairman of the board of directors, Carlos Ghosn, has been arrested, the board of directors of the company will consider the issue of his dismissal from the post of chairman of the board. We also plan to conduct an internal investigation regarding whether misconduct has been committed, such as those revealed in Nissan, ”says the official Mitsubishi Motors report.

We add that a new detail has been revealed about the case of Ghosn. The Japanese edition of Kyodo, citing its sources, the prosecutor’s office reported the amount of income from Nissan, which Ghosn did not reflect in the reporting – $ 44 million over five years.