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Ghosn 'main culprit' in Nissan scandal: Tokyo court

Case against former executive at standstill even as right-hand man found guilty

Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Beirut last year. He has denied any wrongdoing since his 2018 arrest in Japan.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Carlos Ghosn, the fugitive former Nissan Motor chairman, was the main figure responsible for hiding his earnings in key securities reports, the Tokyo District Court determined on Thursday, blaming greed and the automaker's weak governance for the high-profile scandal.

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