Carlos Ghosn: two men accused of helping ex-Nissan boss flee from Japan arrested in US

  • Former special forces soldier Michael Taylor and son held
  • Ghosn escaped to Lebanon to avoid financial misconduct trial

US authorities have arrested a former special forces soldier and another man wanted by Japan on charges that they enabled the escape of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn out of the country.

Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts said that former US Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, helped Ghosn last year flee to Lebanon to avoid trial in Japan over alleged financial wrongdoing.

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