Category: Japan

5th Mar 2021

Ghosn accomplices extradited to Japan

  Michael and Peter Taylor, the American father and son duo accused of assisting former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japanese police custody in December 2019 have landed in Japan after their last-ditch attempt to resist extradition was refused by the US Supreme Court last month. Japanese prosecutors released a statement confirming the […]

16th Feb 2021

Ghosn accomplices can be extradited

  On 11 February 2021, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit refused an emergency motion, filed on behalf of Michael and Peter Taylor, to stay their extradition to Japan pending an appellate review. Michael Taylor, a former member of the US special forces, and his son are sought by Japanese authorities for […]

30th Oct 2020

Extradition of Carlos Ghosn accomplices delayed

US District Judge Indira Talwani has halted the transfer of Michael and Peter Taylor to Japan, where they face criminal charges in connection with the escape of former Nissan chairman, Carlos Ghosn, from Japanese police custody in December 2019. The US State Department approved the extradition request for the two men on Tuesday 27 October […]

5th Sep 2020

Ghosn accomplices can be extradited to Japan

A US Court has ruled that former US Special Forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor can be extradited to Japan to face charges in connection with the escape of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn from house arrest in Japan on 29 December 2019. The pair were first arrested on 20 May on […]

31st Jul 2020

Canadian court documents say test for extradition is met in Meng Wanzhou case

Documents filed on behalf of the Canadian government in the ongoing extradition proceedings against Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou state that the requirements for extradition have been met. The documents set out the Canadian Attorney General’s legal opinion on the sufficiency of the evidence available to support extradition. In May 2020, Ms Meng’s defence […]

17th Jun 2020

Ghosn accomplices argue “bail jumping” not an extraditable offence

Lawyers for American father and son Michael and Peter Taylor, who are wanted in Japan in connection with former Nissan Director Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japanese custody on 30 December 2019, have argued that they cannot be extradited as the crime for which they were arrested,  that of aiding a “bail jumping”, does not exist […]

3rd Jun 2020

Japan issues formal extradition request for Ghosn accomplices

Japanese authorities have made a formal request to the US Department of State for the extradition of ex-Green Beret (US Special Forces) Michael Taylor and his son Peter Taylor, the pair suspected of facilitating former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japanese custody, in December 2019. Mr Ghosn was under house arrest awaiting trial on […]

26th May 2020

Japan seeks extradition of Carlos Ghosn’s accomplices

Michael Taylor, a US citizen and former member of the US Army Special Forces, colloquially the “Green Berets”, and his son Peter, were arrested in Harvard, Massachusetts by the US Marshals Service at the request of the Japanese authorities. Japan is seeking their extradition in connection with former Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn’s escape from […]

4th Jan 2020

INTERPOL issues Red Notice for ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn

INTERPOL has issued a Red Notice in respect of former Nissan and Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn. Mr Ghosn arrived in Lebanon on Tuesday 31 December 2019, having fled custody in Japan, having been smuggled aboard a private jet which took him first to Turkey, before arriving in Beirut. Mr Ghosn was initially arrested in Tokyo […]

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