U.S. Magistrate Judge Approves Extradition of Taylors to Japan in Ghosn Escape

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Thursday, September 10, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
9
Abstract: 

On September 4, 2020, U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell found probable cause and approved the extradition of Michael Taylor, a U.S. Army Special Forces veteran, and his son Peter Taylor, whose extradition Japan has requested for helping smuggle Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of Japan. Ghosn escapedwhile he was on pre-trial release on financial misconduct charges.[1]



[1]    Associated Press, Extradition of two in Ghosn case approved, Wash. Post, Sept. 5, 2020, at A3, col. 4.