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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Nissan executive Jose Munoz resigns as Ghosn probe broadens

Carmaker's inquiry turns to decisions made in US

Nissan's Jose Munoz at the Detroit auto show in January 2016.  At the time, he was chairman of Nissan North America.   © Reuters

Nissan Motor's Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz has resigned, a company spokesman said on Friday in an emailed statement to Reuters.

Munoz's resignation follows a Reuters report which said that the Japanese automaker was looking into decisions made in the United States by Munoz as it broadened its investigation into the alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn.

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