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US says son of Ghosn made cryptocurrency payments for Japan escape

Former Nissan chairman was whisked out of the country hidden in a box

The former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn now resides in Beirut, .

BOSTON (Reuters) -- The son of former Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn made about $500,000 in cryptocurrency payments to one of the two Massachusetts men who helped him escape from Japan, U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing.

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