Article: Alleged Accomplices in Ghosn Escape Set to Appear in Tokyo Court

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Alleged Accomplices in Ghosn Escape Set to Appear in Tokyo Court

River Davis, 14 June 2021

Two Americans charged with helping former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee trial in Japan a year-and-a-half ago are now set to appear at their own hearing at the Tokyo District Court on Monday.

Michael Taylor, 60, and Peter Taylor, 28, have been charged with helping Ghosn illegally escape Japan in December 2019, where he was facing charges of financial misconduct. The former executive, who has denied prosecutors’ accusations of understating income and using company funds for personal use, was smuggled out of Japan in a case for audio equipment and ended up in Beirut, where he currently resides. Continue reading “Article: Alleged Accomplices in Ghosn Escape Set to Appear in Tokyo Court”

Article: Court of Appeals dismisses all but 2 allegations in Hunter vs. Crosby case

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Court of Appeals dismisses all but 2 allegations in Hunter vs. Crosby case

Jennifer Kraus, 19 May 2021

The Minnesota Court of Appeals Monday, May 17, dismissed 29 of 31 claims made by Crosby Mayor James Hunter against Crosby city officials — sending the remaining two back to district court for review.

Hunter, who was elected mayor in the November 2020 election, appealed the Crow Wing County District Court’s Aug. 7 decision to dismiss his defamation case. Hunter filed the defamation case Sept. 9, 2019, stating he lost his reputation, his elected office and spent over two years of his life charged with serious crimes as a result of the actions of Crosby city officials. Continue reading “Article: Court of Appeals dismisses all but 2 allegations in Hunter vs. Crosby case”