United States

Fugitive Carlos Ghosn holds press conference, compares his arrest to Pearl Harbor

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 8, 2020, 2:39 PM UTC / Updated Jan. 8, 2020, 2:45 PM UTCBy Patrick Smith and Rachel ElbaumCarlos Ghosn, the former Nissan chairman who fled from Japan while facing four criminal charges, has vowed to clear his name and said his detention was the result of the actions of "a handful of unscrupulous, vindictive individuals at Nissan" who were working with Japanese prosecutors.Speaking publicly about his ordeal for the first time, Ghosn told a press conference in Beirut on Wednesday that he was not fleeing justice but escaping injustice. He claimed that prosecutors repeatedly told him to confess rather ...