Two Americans wanted by Japan arrested for Carlos Ghosn escape


U.S. law enforcement authorities on Wednesday arrested two American men, including a former special forces soldier,  wanted by Japan for their alleged involvement in helping former Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn escape that country in December.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts said that Michael Taylor, 59, and his 27-year-old son Peter Taylor, were taken into custody in that state in response to a request for purposes of extradition submitted to the U.S. by Japan.

Both men are scheduled to appear by video conference for an initial appearance Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Boston, officials said.

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