Shibuya Video Prank Group Referred To Prosecutors

Shibuya video prank group referred to prosecutors

Police in Tokyo have referred to prosecutors a YouTuber in his 20s and six others who, as a stunt, placed a bed in the middle of Tokyo's famed Shibuya scramble crossing in March.

The group in their 20s and 30s is suspected of violating the road traffic law by obstructing pedestrians.

Prosecutors To Not Indict 2 Nissan Officials

Prosecutors to not indict 2 Nissan officials

Sources say Tokyo prosecutors decided not to indict two senior Nissan Motor officials in relation to alleged financial misconduct involving the Japanese carmaker's former chairman Carlos Ghosn. The two had agreed on a plea-bargain deal with prosecutors.

One of them, a former aide to Ghosn, is a foreign national, and the other is a former official in the secretarial office.

Prosecutors Ask Judges To Question Ghosn's Wife

Prosecutors ask judges to question Ghosn's wife

Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question the wife of Carlos Ghosn in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman.

Ghosn was arrested on Thursday for the fourth time on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust involving Nissan funds sent to the automaker's Omani dealership.

Prosecutors Seek International Help On Ghosn Case

Prosecutors seek international help on Ghosn case

Sources say Tokyo prosecutors are seeking help from outside Japan to investigate the financial transactions of former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Ghosn was arrested for the fourth time on Thursday, on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust.

Tokyo Prosecutors Rearrest Ghosn

Tokyo prosecutors rearrest Ghosn

Tokyo prosecutors have rearrested former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

The prosecutors on Thursday served a fourth arrest warrant on Ghosn, who was released on bail last month after 108 days in custody.

Tokyo Prosecutors Ready To Rearrest Ghosn

Tokyo prosecutors ready to rearrest Ghosn

Tokyo prosecutors have asked former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn to accompany them voluntarily to their office. They suspect him of misappropriating company funds for personal use.

A vehicle believed to be carrying Ghosn entered the premises of the prosecutors' office around 7 a.m. on Thursday. They will question Ghosn and appear ready to rearrest him on suspicion of aggravated breach of trust.

Citizens' Panel Says Prosecutors Need To Reopen Moritomo Case

Citizens' panel says prosecutors need to reopen Moritomo case

A prosecution inquest panel concluded that prosecutors did a woefully inadequate job in investigating the dubious sale of state-owned land to an educational institution whose one-time head touted his close ties to the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The decision released March 29 obliges prosecutors to reopen their investigation into a scandal that has dogged Abe for well over a year, which also involves the tampering of public documents.

Prosecutors Appeal Granting Of Bail To Ghosn

Prosecutors appeal granting of bail to Ghosn

Tokyo prosecutors have filed a quasi-appeal after the Tokyo District Court's decision on Tuesday to grant bail to former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Ghosn has been detained for 107 days, since his first arrest last November. He's been indicted for underreporting his executive compensation in violation of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, and aggravated breach of trust for inappropriately shifting Nissan's funds.

Prosecutors File Quasi-appeal Over Ghosn Bail

Prosecutors file quasi-appeal over Ghosn bail

Tokyo prosecutors have filed a quasi-appeal after the Tokyo District Court granted bail to former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn on Tuesday.

Ghosn could be released on Tuesday for the first time in 107 days if the court dismisses the quasi-appeal and the former auto executive pays 8.9 million dollars in bail.

Grandparents Sent To Prosecutors Over Baby's Death

Grandparents sent to prosecutors over baby's death

Police in Tokyo have referred a Japanese couple to prosecutors over the death of their baby granddaughter, who was bitten by their pet dog.

Police sent papers to prosecutors on the 60-year-old man and his wife, 58, on suspicion of negligence resulting in death.

Prosecutors Indict Ghosn On Two New Charges

Prosecutors indict Ghosn on two new charges

Prosecutors have brought a new indictment against Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn. The former auto tycoon has been charged with aggravated breach of trust, and with violating a financial law by underreporting his compensation.

Prosecutors say Ghosn shifted personal foreign exchange contracts with potential losses of about 16 million dollars onto Nissan.

Prosecutors Indict Carlos Ghosn Again

Prosecutors indict Carlos Ghosn again

Tokyo prosecutors have brought a new indictment against Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn. The former auto tycoon has been charged with aggravated breach of trust and with violating a financial law by underreporting his compensation.

It's alleged Ghosn inappropriately transferred funds from a Nissan subsidiary to a Saudi Arabian businessman's company after the man helped Ghosn cover personal investment losses.

Suspect In Tokyo Car Attack Sent To Prosecutors

Suspect in Tokyo car attack sent to prosecutors

Japanese police have sent a 21-year-old man to prosecutors on allegations of hitting pedestrians with his car in central Tokyo early on New Year's Day.

Police say Kazuhiro Kusakabe drove his rented vehicle along a crowded street in the Harajuku shopping district just after midnight, and injured nine people.