OREANDA-NEWS. Former head of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi automobile alliance, Carlos Ghosn, transferred 862.5 thousand US dollars to the company owned by Peter Taylor who is suspected of facilitating the escape of house-arrested Ghosn from Japan to Lebanon.

This is reported by Reuters agency, citing materials from the federal court of Massachusetts. According to the publication, Peter Taylor and his father Michael (the latter is a veteran of the US Army), were previously detained in the United States on suspicion of facilitating of Ghosn’s escape from Tokyo. Both can be extradited to Japan at its request.

Ghosn, who has the citizenship of France, Brazil and Lebanon, was detained in Japan in November 2018. He was accused of concealing income of 80 million dollars and writing off personal losses in the amount of 16 million dollars to Nissan. In March last year, Ghosn was released from prison and passed under house arrest. On December 31, it became known that he secretly left Japan.