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Ex-Nissan honcho Carlos Ghosn fled Japan
by hiding in musical instrument case

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Posted By: Ribicon, 12/31/2019 1:14:59 PM

Millionaire fugitive Carlos Ghosn escaped from house arrest in Japan this week with the help of a paramilitary group from Lebanon posing as a Gregorian orchestra, it emerged on Tuesday. While awaiting trial for financial crimes in Japan, the 65-year-old former Nissan CEO was loaded into an empty musical instrument case after receiving a visit at his home in Tokyo from a musical band whose members turned out to be mercenaries, Lebanese TV news channel MTV said on Tuesday said.(Snip) The dramatic escape, which reads like a Hollywood action flick, was reportedly masterminded by Ghosn’s wife Carole, a 53-year-old Lebanese


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamrock 12/31/2019 1:31:35 PM (No. 275449)
Gotta admit, this was pretty clever. Surprised the Japanese were so easily duped.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JediJerry 12/31/2019 1:45:03 PM (No. 275461)
Eat your heart out Tom Cruise and Daniel Craig.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Clinger 12/31/2019 1:55:15 PM (No. 275467)
I better have my wife take up the upright bass just in case.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: IowaDad 12/31/2019 1:57:25 PM (No. 275468)
My family are musicians. Customs officers and TSA agents often want to hear them actually play their instruments. I wonder what a "Gregorian orchestra" of Lebanese mercenaries sounds like if they are stopped?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: watashiyo 12/31/2019 2:07:29 PM (No. 275475)
A Lebanese Mercenary, a Paramilitary group from Lebanon entering Japanese territory, disguised as a Gregorian orchestra? A slap in the face for the Japanese government and the judicial system, also an act of war against Japan, However, and fortunately for Lebanon, Japan's constitution prevents them from attacking Lebanon. So, Carlos Ghosn steals a massive amount of money from Nissan, evades government back taxes, betrays his defense lawyer's trust, gives everybody the finger and skips town. Being filthy rich and famous has its' advantage. Whattah guy!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 12/31/2019 2:39:18 PM (No. 275493)
It was a harmonica case. He's a pretty small guy.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: watashiyo 12/31/2019 2:49:55 PM (No. 275506)
#6, zat izu belli funni!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: padiva 12/31/2019 2:49:57 PM (No. 275507)
'I have not fled justice — I have escaped injustice and political persecution.' Ya think that libs will say the same thing when they flee the US?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: watashiyo 12/31/2019 3:37:26 PM (No. 275547)
The Japanese government should immediately cease financial assistance to Lebanon and close its Embassy while expelling the Lebanese Ambassador and staff from Tokyo.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: davew 12/31/2019 3:50:08 PM (No. 275557)
Good for him. He was being set up by corrupt factions within the Japanese government who never publicly charged him. They held him in solitary to try to sweat out a confession and it didn't work. These are dirty cop tactics just like out FBI and Mueller used on Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, George Papadopoulous, Carter Page, Roger Stone, and President Trump. The same criminalization of politics is also going on in Israel against Bibi Netanyahu. Until Comey, Brennan, McCabe, Rosenstein, Strzok, and the cast of crooks that ran Crossfire Hurricane are brought to justice we should be very skeptical of any attempt in this or any country to prosecute politically inconvenient targets.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: nina584 12/31/2019 3:53:31 PM (No. 275560)
The Japanese are pretty awful people or have we forgotten the war??? They kill so many animals needlessly to satisfy their messed up beliefs. They fly our horses out of Canada and make sushi . Slaughter whales and sharks. Awful. Goshen got screwed up by them with being placed in solitary and almost one year of incarceration. Horrible prison system and a very biased legal system. Good for him!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: watashiyo 12/31/2019 4:43:37 PM (No. 275594)
If you work and live in a foreign country, you're bound by the rule of the land. We accept legal immigrants and visitors into our country expecting them to obey OUR laws and the rule of our land. Commit a crime or unjustly arrested, you're at the mercy of the judicial systems where you are standing. It's the risk one must accept when traveling, living or working in a foreign country. Cannot claim ignorance of the law, ....both ours, and theirs.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Luandir 12/31/2019 4:51:34 PM (No. 275599)
The outcome of this gambit was not certain. He took a Gregorian chance. I'm here all week. Try the veal...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 12/31/2019 4:51:52 PM (No. 275601)
Poor guy got caught not paying millions of his fair share of taxes and was under house arrest. So cruel of Japan.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: jimincalif 12/31/2019 4:53:51 PM (No. 275603)
There are two sides to every story, and this story hasn't made sense from the get-go. And as we've seen, government agencies, prosecutors and politicians have a lot of power to shape the narrative that's reported to the masses.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: nina584 12/31/2019 6:04:08 PM (No. 275626)
No trial has taken place so those are allegations by Japan. The Japanese were opposed to the merger of Nissan and Renault which this guy was going to get done.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 1/2/2020 4:59:11 PM (No. 276730)
Crooks getting away don't impress me.
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