Carlos Ghosn indicted on fresh financial misconduct charges in Japan

Former Nissan head says he is innocent, meaning he could remain in detention until trial begins

Carlos Ghosn could remain in detention for several months after prosecutors indicted him on two new charges of financial misconduct, days after the former Nissan chairman insisted he had been wrongly accused.

Ghosn was charged with aggravated breach of trust and for understating his pay by 4.3 billion yen for three years through March 2018, the Tokyo district court said.

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