2-yr jail term sought for ex-Ghosn aide over financial misconduct

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Tokyo prosecutors sought a two-year prison term Wednesday for Greg Kelly, a former Nissan Motor Co. executive, for helping his former boss Carlos Ghosn to underreport his remuneration by millions of yen. In seeking the prison term during his trial at the Tokyo District Court, prosecutors said Kelly, 65, together with Toshiaki Onuma, a 62-year-old former chief secretary of Nissan, supported a system of "backdoor remuneration." Kelly and Onuma maintained that deferred payment to Ghosn was set to be made under another name under the scheme. Prosecutors argued the role could only have been perform...

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