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Carlos Ghosn wears mask as he leaves jail on £6.8m bail

Carlos Ghosn wears mask as he leaves jail on £6.8m bail

Business
By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has been released from jail after posting £6.8m bail as he fights charges of financial misconduct.The billionaire businessman wore a surgical face mask, workman's uniform and blue cap as he left the Tokyo Detention House, initially unrecognised by many of the world's media camped outside waiting for him. He had been in custody since 19 November after being arrested on charges he has described as "meritless".Ghosn was a titan of the global car industry, leading Japan's Nissan and Mitsubishi as well as France's Renault in a global alliance, but now faces claims that he under-reported his pay packet at Nissan for nearly a decade.Tokyo District Court said he had now paid 1 billio...
Carlos Ghosn says 'plot and treason' behind arrest

Carlos Ghosn says 'plot and treason' behind arrest

World
Nissan ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn has said his arrest in Japan was the result of a "plot and treason" against him.He was speaking in his first interview since his arrest in November on financial misconduct charges.Mr Ghosn said some Nissan executives wanted to stop his plan to integrate Renault, the French car firm he headed, with its Japanese alliance partners, Nissan and Mitsubishi. He said the plan had been discussed with Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa.Mr Ghosn is still being held in a Tokyo detention centre pending trial.The executive was the architect of the Renault-Nissan alliance and brought Mitsubishi on board in 2016.After his arrest, he was sacked as chairman of Nissan and Mitsubishi. He resigned from his posts as chairman and chief executive of Renau...
Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosen indicted for breach of trust

Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosen indicted for breach of trust

World
Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Former Nissan Motors Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn was indicted on new financial charges Friday in a Tokyo court. Ghosn, 64, was charged with aggravated breach of trust for allegedly transferring $ 17 million in personal investment losses to Nissan in 2008 as well understating his compensation by $ 37 million for three years through March 2018, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. Last month, he was indicted for underreporting his pay by around $ 46 million between 2010 and 2015. Ghosn has been in jail since his arrest on Nov. 19 at Tokyo's Haneda airport. Nissan dismissed Ghosn as chairman shortly after his arrest, but he remains chairman and CEO of Renault, which is the largest shareholder and partner of Nissan. The French company has assigned his duties to other executives. ...
Renault set to replace Carlos Ghosn after arrest in Japan

Renault set to replace Carlos Ghosn after arrest in Japan

Business
Carlos Ghosn should not remain in charge of Renault following his arrest in Japan over claims of "misconduct", the French finance minister has said. Bruno Le Maire said Mr Ghosn was "no longer in a position" to lead the carmaker in which the French state has a 15% stake.The Renault board is expected to meet on Tuesday to discuss temporarily replacing Mr Ghosn as chief executive. Renault shares fell a further 4% on Tuesday, after dropping 8% on Monday. Renault's partnership with Nissan remained in the interests of both France and Japan and of both companies, Mr Le Maire added. Carlos Ghosn: The driven 'cost killer' The corporate scandals that rocked Japan Mr Ghosn leads an alliance that includes the two carmakers as well as Mitsub...
Neymar haircut compared with other memorable World Cup styles such as Ronaldo, Roberto Baggio’s ponytail and Carlos Valderrama

Neymar haircut compared with other memorable World Cup styles such as Ronaldo, Roberto Baggio’s ponytail and Carlos Valderrama

Sports
Who's your barber? The Brazil superstar's look for the 2018 edition is like a bowl of spaghetti, as Eric Cantona pointed out, but it's not as bad as some of these, is it? Look, it’s not a proper World Cup unless someone does something new/different/downright bonkers with their hair. This edition it appears as if Neymar has take it upon himself to ensure it’s his barnet that gets talked about, thus being remembered for years to come. Neymar’s ‘noodle head’ drew some attention Ney, can talkSPORT.com call you Ney? Regardless, we salute you, pal because look at some of the characters we are all still talking about today. CARLOS VALDERRAMA (COLOMBIA) Valderrama was Colombia...