Carlos Ghosn, former Chairman of Nissan Motors is alleged to have fled Japan. Ghosn had posted $9 Million as bail and had surrendered his passport to Japanese authorities.
It is believed that Ghosn is in Lebanon in a house surrounded by armed guards. The following statement was alleged to have been released by Mr. Ghosn. ” I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system….. I have not fled justice- I have escaped injustice and political persecution. ”
Ghosn is a citizen of Lebanon where he is legally protected from extradition. He is 65 years old and is with his wife.
R. Van Conoley