CORRECTED: Ex-Ghosn aide maintains innocence in final hearing over Nissan case

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Greg Kelly, a former Nissan Motor Co. executive, maintained Wednesday his innocence against a charge that he helped his former boss Carlos Ghosn underreport his remuneration by billions of yen. Also, in a final hearing at the Tokyo District Court, Nissan, which is also a defendant in the trial, said the crime was committed only to realize Ghosn's "self-interest" and claimed its responsibility is "relatively low." The Japanese automaker has pleaded guilty. Kelly, a lawyer, was a close aide of Ghosn, 67, who jumped bail to flee to Lebanon in late 2019. Kelly, 65, who was arrested in November 201...

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