Court rejects appeal to avoid extradition to Japan over Ghosn escape

A U.S. federal court on Thursday rejected an appeal to avoid the extradition of two men to Japan to face charges for allegedly helping former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country. The State Department had decided to hand over the two men — Michael Taylor, a 60-year-old former Green Beret, and his 27-year-old son Peter Taylor — to Japan. Their lawyers immediately appealed the ruling by the court in Massachusetts to a higher court in Boston. According to court documents, the Taylors allegedly helped Ghosn, arrested by Tokyo prosecutors in 2018 and later released on bail, to snea…

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