Ex-head of Renault-Nissan escaped from house arrest


In November 2018, while still the leader and creator of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, he flew to Tokyo, where he was arrested. He was charged with using the company’s assets for personal purposes and underestimating his premium in a stock exchange report. According to Japanese law enforcement agencies, between 2010 and 2014, Ghon did not provide income information worth five billion yen ($ 44.4 million). He faces up to 10 years in prison, the court was due to make a decision in the coming months.

In January 2019, Gon resigned from his post as head of Renault, and later lost his position as chairman of the board of directors at Nissan and Mitsubishi. In March of this year, the ex-head of the alliance was released on bail in the amount of one billion yen (almost 600 million rubles) and a number of conditions were put forward: Gon was obliged to stay in Japan, not to contact people outside the house, and the top manager’s home was under constant video control.

A source: Reuters


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