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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, front, travels in a car Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Tokyo, after posting 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) in bail once an appeal by prosecutors against his release was rejected. Ghosn was arrested in November and is charged with falsifying financial reports and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 06, 2019 - 7:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Wearing a mask, cap and what looked like a construction worker's outfit, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, left a Tokyo detention center Wednesday after posting 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail. Although his face was obscured as he left the facility, Ghosn's...
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A car carrying a masked man, center, believed to be former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, leaves Tokyo’s Detention Center in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Ghosn was released Wednesday after putting up 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) in bail.(Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 7:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the release of former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn from the Tokyo Detention Center after he posted 1 billion yen ($8.9 million) bail (all times local): 6:30 p.m. France's finance minister says they decision to free Carlos Ghosn on bail will allow him to defend...
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Junichiro Hironaka, Chief defense lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, March 4, 2019. Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to monitor his activities if he is released from the detention center where he has been held since his Nov. 19 arrest. Ghosn has been charged with falsifying financial reports and breach of trust. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 04, 2019 - 4:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — The new lawyer of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn says he believes the auto executive's latest request for release from a Japanese detention center on bail, his third, might succeed. Junichiro Hironaka said Monday that Ghosn promised to accept camera surveillance as a way to...
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February 28, 2019 - 4:02 am
TOKYO (AP) — Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman detained for more than three months in Japan, requested his release on bail Thursday, the Tokyo District Court said. Two earlier requests were rejected. The auto industry veteran was arrested Nov. 19 and charged with...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 after Motonari Ohtsuru, the lawyer heading the defense for Ghosn was resigned. (Kyodo News via AP)
February 13, 2019 - 5:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Junichiro Hironaka, a lawyer famous for winning extremely rare acquittals in Japan, has been tapped to defend Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn as he battles charges of false financial reporting and breach of trust. The move, confirmed Wednesday by Ghosn and Hironaka's office,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, then Renault Group CEO Carlos Ghosn listens during a media conference at La Defense business district, outside Paris. Carmaker Renault has alerted French authorities to a 50,000-euro gift from the chateau of Versailles to its former chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn, reportedly linked to his lavish wedding there. French newspaper Le Figaro reported that the chateau allowed Ghosn to host his wedding reception on its grounds in exchange for Renault's philanthropic activities to support the Versailles estate, resplendent home to France's last kings. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
February 07, 2019 - 9:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — Carmaker Renault has alerted French authorities to a 50,000-euro gift from the chateau of Versailles to its former chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn — reportedly linked to his lavish wedding at the royal estate. Renault said in a statement Thursday that a company investigation found that...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, then Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Major Japanese business daily Nikkei is reporting Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn has reiterated his innocence, saying the payments to a Saudi businessman were legitimate. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
January 30, 2019 - 9:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn, in his first interview since his arrest in November, blamed fellow executives opposed to forging closer ties with the automaker's French alliance partner Renault for scheming against him, the Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported Wednesday. The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, then Renault Group CEO Carlos Ghosn listens during a media conference at La Defense business district, outside Paris, France. The Tokyo District Court says it’s turned down Nissan former Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s request for release on bail Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, prolonging his detention. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
January 15, 2019 - 2:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo District Court turned down a request by Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn for release on bail Tuesday, prolonging his detention by weeks and possibly months. Ghosn, 64, who was arrested on Nov. 19, has been charged with falsifying financial reports in underreporting his...
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Security officials stand guard in front of Tokyo Detention Center, where former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is detained, in Tokyo Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Ghosn has recovered from a fever, his lawyer Motonari Ohtsuru said Friday as the 64-year-old executive's latest detention period was set to expire. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn was charged Friday with breach of trust, according to the Tokyo District Court, making the star executive's release unlikely for months to come. Ghosn, arrested Nov. 19, was earlier charged with falsifying financial reports in underreporting his income...
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