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Ghosn’s Alleged Escape Accomplices Ramp Up Lobbying Campaign

  • Ex-Green Beret plays up his past rescues of abducted children
  • Father, son wage uphill battle against extradition to Japan
Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn

Photographer: Hasan Shaaban/Bloomberg

The two American men accused of orchestrating the former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Tokyo are making a last-ditch appeal to the Trump administration to avoid being sent to face trial in Japan.

After a federal magistrate in Boston authorized Japan’s extradition request in September, representatives for former Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son Peter wrote to officials in the White House and State Department urging them to reject Japan’s request.