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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

US arrests ex-Green Beret and son accused of aiding Ghosn's escape

Two men suspected of smuggling former Nissan chairman out of Japan in box

Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn and his wife, Carole Ghosn, pose for a picture in Beirut on Jan. 14.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- U.S. authorities have arrested two of the three men accused of aiding former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan.

Michael Taylor, 59, a former U.S. Green Beret, and his son, Peter Taylor, 27, were taken into custody in Massachusetts on Wednesday, according to federal prosecutors. The suspects had booked flights to Beirut via London for the same day.

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