Contrary to claims in the French press, Carlos Ghosn did not seek to avoid the French justice. Indeed, while it is reported that he refused to appear before a French judge, he stated through his lawyers that because of the Interpol red notice, he could not leave Lebanon.

He declared on this occasion, during an interview with Le Parisien:

“The judge could, for example, have me interrogated in Beirut where I am ready to answer all his questions”

Carlos Ghosn

Still in France, it was at the end of the summer that the JDD revealed that the use of the Nissan jet by Carlos Ghosn, when he was at the helm of the Renault-Nissan alliance, for private travel, would not be illegal.

Quoting an expert, it is revealed that the court of Puteaux is about to notify Mazars, the auditing firm which authored a confidential report on possible embezzlement in the piloting of the Renault-Nissan alliance, that it must enter into a conciliation procedure under the aegis of a judge to explain its work.