Ghosn Two Americans Arrested Suspected of Helping Runaway U.S. Investigators May 21, 6:23
Former Nissan Motors president Carlos Ghosn's flight to Lebanon in the Middle East arrested U.S. investigators arresting two Americans, a former U.S. military special force member, alleged to have helped the escape. Did.
Carlos Ghosn, former chairman of Nissan Motors, fled to Lebanon from Japan in December last year on bail from Japan using a private jet via Turkey.
In January, the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office arrested an American warrant for Michael Taylor (59) and his son Peter Taylor (27) for allegedly helping the escape. However, US investigators arrested two people in eastern Massachusetts on the 20th, at the request of the Japanese side.
Michael Taylor is suspected to be a former member of the U.S. Army's special forces, the "Green Berets," according to a Massachusetts court document, who hid former Ghosn in a large case at a hotel near Kansai Airport. It is suspected that he carried it to a private jet and helped him escape.
In addition, Peter Taylor had met with former Chairman Ghosn several times before the escape, and it is suspected that he helped the escape by making hotel reservations and carrying the luggage of the former chairman. ..
According to Massachusetts court documents, Peter Taylor had booked a flight departing the US to Lebanon in the Middle East on the 20th.