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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

'I'm shocked': Ghosn arrest stuns Nissan employees

Offices abuzz as company aims to fire iconic chairman

Journalists gather in front of Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, on Nov. 19. (Photo by Rie Ishii)

YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Nissan Motor employees expressed bewilderment Monday evening as the automaker prepared to dismiss Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested that day on suspicion of underreporting income.

"I'm struggling to understand what happened," a worker said as staffers left Nissan's global headquarters at the end of the day with stiff expressions, many hurrying past gathered journalists without looking up.

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