Nissan has filed a civil lawsuit against the former head of the group Carlos Ghosn. The company intends intends to obtain $ 90 million compensation for the damages which, in their opinion, was caused by the activity of the top Manager during the years of his administration, reports TASS.
“Nissan reserves the right to file a new lawsuit in court in connection with the baseless and defamatory statements of the Rut, made after his escape to Lebanon, in violation of the conditions of his detention in Japan”, – said quotes “Interfax” the message of Nissan.
This is the second civil suit against Nissan Ghosn. In August, the company filed a lawsuit in the British virgin Islands, where, it is alleged, carried out illegal payments.
Earlier, the former head of Alliance Renault – Nissan – Mitsubishi Carlos Ghosn predicted the bankruptcy of Nissan within two to three years. This was stated by his lawyer during the press conference. The gon currently be in Lebanon. Prior to that, he violated the terms of bail and had left Japan, where he was under house arrest. His decision, he explained “political persecution”. He also stressed that he is not going to remain “a prisoner of the Japanese unfair judicial system.”
At a press conference he held after his escape, the gon has openly accused the leadership of Nissan in the fact that the case against him was fabricated by the government of Japan. He said that the actions of Nissan almost destroyed the largest Alliance in the world, calling the current relationship between the companies “masquerade”.
The former head of Alliance Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Carlos Ghosn was detained November 19, 2018. Japanese police suspect him of tax evasion. According to her, he deliberately distorted information about the amount of private payments. Investigators began an investigation against top Manager after an anonymous whistleblower inside the automaker.