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US authorities on Wednesday arrested a former Special Forces soldier and another man wanted by Japan on charges that they helped former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn escape to Lebanon to avoid prosecution.
Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts said that former US Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, helped Ghosn flee to Lebanon last year to avoid facing trial in Japan over alleged financial wrongdoing.
Japan issued arrest warrants in January for both men along with a third suspect, George-Antoine Zayek, in connection with facilitating the daring Dec. 29, 2019, escape. The Taylors are scheduled to appear by video conference before a federal judge later on Wednesday.
Ghosn fled to Lebanon, his childhood home, while awaiting trial on charges of under-reporting his earnings, breach oRead More – Source