Ghosn faces new fi­nan­cial charges in Ja­pan

The State - - Business -

Ja­panese prose­cu­tors brought fresh charges of fi­nan­cial wrong­do­ing Fri­day against Car­los Ghosn, the em­bat­tled global auto chief who sits in a Tokyo jail.

The al­le­ga­tions raise the stakes in a showdown be­tween Ghosn, un­til re­cently the head of the car-mak­ing al­liance of Nis­san, Re­nault and Mit­subishi, and prose­cu­tors, who have been work­ing with whistle­blow­ers at Nis­san. It also sig­nals that prose­cu­tors are un­de­terred by Ghosn’s as­ser­tion of in­no­cence in court.

Ghosn’s lawyers said they had ap­plied for his re­lease on bail, but the court was not ex­pected to rule un­til at least Tues­day.

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