February 11, 2021

US judge denies extradition appeal of alleged Ghosn accomplices

Washington (AFP) – A US court on Thursday denied a final appeal to delay the extradition to Japan of two Americans accused of having helped former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn flee the Asian nation. Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor were arrested in May 2020 after Japan issued a warrant. Court documents said that the two men had filed an “emergency motion to stay their surrender and extradition to Japan.” They had filed the petition so they would have time to mount a new legal challenge against a previous court ruling greenlighting their extradition. A panel of three judges at the Fi…

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