‘Playing Ghosn’: don’t get into our music cases, Yamaha warns

Instrument maker responds after people are pictured mimicking car boss’s method of escaping Japan

Yamaha Music Japan has cautioned against people against mimicking Carlos Ghosn by cramming themselves into its large boxes for musical instruments and equipment, saying that copycat attempts could lead to “unfortunate accidents”.

The Japanese firm’s warning in a recent tweet was in response to social media posts on “playing Ghosn” – an allusion to reports that the former auto tycoon fled Japan last month inside a large case intended for musical instruments.

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