The very heavy jail sentence that Carlos Ghosn now faces

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The charges against Carlos Ghosn are getting heavier. The former boss of Renault-Nissan would have concealed his income to the tax office up to 8 billion yen (62.3 million euros) and not 5 billion as he was initially criticized, according to information published this Friday, November 23 by Japanese media and relayed by BFMTV. Prosecutors in the Tokyo prosecutor's office are expected to launch a new lawsuit against the former strongman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance for minimizing his income in financial reports, according to the daily Asahi Shimbun and the Nikkei business daily. AFP reports that Carlos Ghosn conspired to underestimate his remuneration for three years from the 2015 fiscal year, and not only over the period 2010-2015.

He therefore hid from the Japanese tax authorities his income of 5 billion yen between June 2011 and June 2015, then would have reduced by 3 billion yen in the next three accounting years. BFMTV states that according to Japanese law, the prosecutor is entitled to launch a new judicial procedure against a suspect already in custody if new charges arise. Deputy Attorney General Shin Kukimoto said the Ghosn case was "one of the most serious types of crime" included in the specter of the 2006 financial law, and that the former all-powerful CEO of Renault-Nissan risked up to 10 years in prison.

Ousted Thursday, November 22, the presidency of Nissan by the board of the Japanese automaker, Carlos Goshn was arrested Monday, November 19 for charges of tax evasion. He is suspected of using the company's money for personal gain and minimizing his earnings by reporting about half of the actual amount. The Tokyo prosecutor refused Thursday to say whether Carlos Ghosn

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