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How Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn became a fugitive

The head of the Renault-Nissan alliance of carmakers Carlos Ghosn was one of the most powerful people in the business world. In little over a year he went from feted CEO to fugitive. Here's how it happened.

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24 Jan 2019
The board of the French carmaker is set to announce a replacement for CEO Carlos Ghosn later on Thursday. Ghosn is in jail in Japan on fraud and breach of trust charges.
13 Feb 2019
Nissan Motor Co. warned of its lowest profit in six years as it took an $83 million charge related to the compensation of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.
9 Mar 2019
A Tokyo court has unexpectedly granted bail to Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's former high-flying chairman. Prosecutors have filed an appeal against the decision, potentially delaying Ghosn's release from detention.
6 Mar 2019
Carlos Ghosn walked out of a Tokyo prison on bail after 108 days in detention, vowing to fight allegations of financial crimes that could imprison the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman for as long as a decade.
4 Apr 2019
The former Nissan chairman has reportedly been served a fourth arrest warrant based on a new financial misconduct allegation. He had been out on bail awaiting trial for allegedly misusing the carmaker's funds.
23 Apr 2019
The new indictment accusing Carlos Ghosn of redirecting $5 million from Nissan Motor Co. to his personal accounts not only may extend his time in detention, it also threatens to undermine his argument that he’s a victim of corporate intrigue.
24 Apr 2019
A Japanese court confirming that Carlos Ghosn will be granted bail of 500-Million yen and may be released as early as today.
25 Apr 2019
Carlos Ghosn has been released on bail after a Tokyo court rejected a prosecutor's appeal. The embattled former executive has been in detention since early April.
11 May 2019
Party like a King: Carlos Ghosn's Versailles gala video raises eyebrows.
12 Jun 2019
Renault SA’s alliance with Nissan Motor Co., already stressed by the Carlos Ghosn affair and a failed merger proposal by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, lurched toward a new crisis after developments over the weekend highlighted the deep divide between the two-decade partners. Dave McCombs reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
31 Dec 2019
Former Renault and Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has skipped bail in Japan and fled to Lebanon. The businessman is facing graft charges which his lawyers dismiss as a conspiracy.
1 Jan 2020
Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's main lawyer says he is "dumbfounded" by the news of his client's sudden departure from Japan, where he was out on bail ahead of a trial for financial misconduct.