Bloomberg Law
July 17, 2020, 2:20 PM

Ghosn Probe Finds Daughter Met Accused Escape Accomplice (2)

David Yaffe-Bellany
David Yaffe-Bellany
Bloomberg News

Carlos Ghosn insists his wife and four adult children played no part in his dramatic escape from Japan in a crate that was smuggled aboard a private plane.

“I alone arranged for my departure,” the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman said in January. “My family had no role whatsoever.”

Carlos Ghosn and his daughter Maya in 2019.
Photographer: Behrouz Mehri/AFP via Getty Images

But according to evidence gathered by Japanese prosecutors, Ghosn spent some of his final hours in Tokyo with at least one family member -- his daughter Maya, 27, who works in California. The two had lunch together the day he fled, before she delivered luggage to a hotel where she ...