Carlos Ghosn is getting ready to speak publicly for the first time since his extraordinary escape in December from house arrest in Japan to his childhood home of Lebanon, a journey which, at one point, apparently involved stuffing the world’s most famous automotive executive into a large black box to avoid detection.

The brazen operation has enraged the Japanese, who want Ghosn to stand trial on charges of financial misconduct. Ghosn isn’t backing down, and has reportedly promised to use his press conference on Wednesday to name and shame the perpetrators of what he says is a conspiracy...

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