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Former Nissan president Carlos Ghosn has been held in Japan since 19 November on suspicion of financial crime at the helm of Nissan.

The world with AFP, AP and Reuters Posted today at 12.15 pm, updated at 12.5 am

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Carlos Ghosn, the former president of Nissan, has been held in Japan since 19 November.
Carlos Ghosn, the former president of Nissan, has been held in Japan since 19 November. KIN CHEUNG / AP

Another case against Carlos Ghosn will it explode? The Japanese public prosecutor's office is considering new allegations of misappropriation against Carlos Ghosn, related to his compensation of 7 million euros through a joint structure to Nissan and Mitsubishi in the Netherlands, according to information from the economic newspaper. The echo & # 39; s, confirmed by The world.

Former Nissan president Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested in Japan on 19 November on suspicion of financial crime at the helm of Nissan, was accused on Friday (January 11) of two extra charges: due to breach of trust and due to his profit on Nissan stock exchanges between 2015 and 2018. He had already been charged on 10 December for reporting reduced payments in the past five years.

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An hiring bonus of 1.46 million euros

according to The echo & # 39; s, the new levies relate to the structure Nissan Mitsubishi BV (NMBV), founded in June 2017 by Nissan and Mitsubishi in the Netherlands to distribute bonuses to employees and managers of manufacturers.

The three directors initially did not receive bonuses from the new entity. But in February 2018 Carlos Ghosn would have succeeded, without informing the other directors, as an employee of the NMBV, so that he could apply for these allowances.

He would have received this way "A recruitment premium of 1.46 million euros before programming an annual salary of 5.82 million euros"to explain The echo & # 39; s. The newspaper states that the employment contract of Carlos Ghosn within the NMBV has been signed by "One of his lieutenants".

In April 2018, NMBV received a payment of 1.2 billion yen (9.7 million euros) from Nissan and 900 million yen (7.2 million euros) from Mitsubishi Motors. In mid-November, Carlos Ghosn received 7 million euros, almost 40% of the funds awarded by the two companies.

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