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Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn charged with misconduct

Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn has been charged by prosecutors in Tokyo with under-reporting his income, according to Japanese media.

Another executive and the carmaker itself have also been charged.

Carlos Ghosn Credit: PA

Mr Ghosn was arrested over allegations of financial misconduct on 19th November. He was accused of using company assets for personal use and under-reporting his pay.

The company's board of directors unanimously voted to remove him from his role last month.

Nissan employs more than 6,000 workers on Wearside.

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Nissan's Sunderland plant Credit: ITV Tyne Tees