US approves extradition of Carlos Ghosn’s accused escape plotters to Japan



The US State Department has approved turning over to Japan two Massachusetts men to face charges that they helped smuggle former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial on financial crimes.Lawyers for US Army Special Forces veteran Michael Taylor and his son, Peter Taylor, disclosed the department’s decision in a court filing in federal court in Boston as they sought to delay the transfer, which could happen later on Thursday.Lawyers for the Taylors did…

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