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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Japan asks US to hand over ex-Green Beret who helped Ghosn

Michael Taylor and son face charges for smuggling ex-Nissan boss to Lebanon

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn in Beirut, Lebanon, where he now lives, in January.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Japan has officially asked the U.S. to extradite an ex-Green Beret and his son for their alleged role in the cross-border escape of Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor chief who fled Tokyo last year while on bail awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges.

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