Ghosn case: international arrest warrant against the former boss of Renault



Posted Apr 22, 2022, 7:15 AMUpdated on Apr 22, 2022 at 8:50 am

Seven weeks after concluding their investigation in Beirut, where Carlos Ghosn has been living since his incredible flight from Japan, French magistrates have decided to issue an international arrest warrant against the former boss of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, announced the prosecution confirming information from the “Wall Street Journal”. In parallel with the Japanese investigation which led to the arrest of Carlos Ghosn in Tokyo at the end of 2018 and then to four indictments for various financial embezzlements, French justice itself launched two procedures against the businessman today. now 68 years old.

In Paris, a judge has already completed an investigation into various consulting services paid for by Renault Nissan BV, the Dutch entity which coordinated the Renault-Nissan alliance for years. It is within the framework of this file that Rachida Dati had in particular been indicted in 2021 for “passive corruption”. In Nanterre, the magistrates are still working on another aspect of the case called “the Road to Oman”, where they suspect the former boss of having surrendered, with complicity in the small sultanate of the peninsula. Arabic, to possible “misuse of corporate assets”. This action follows a “report” to French justice made by Renault in March 2019.

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