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US charges Huawei with violating sanctions and stealing trade secrets

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | 09:16 CET | News
The US Department of Justice has charged Huawei CFO Wanzhou Meng and Huawei with financial fraud, with Huawei Device USA and the Iranian company Skycom also named in the case over alleged sanctions violations. In addition, the DoJ has launched another case against Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile US. 

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Categories: General
Companies: Huawei / T-Mobile USA
Countries: United States
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One wonders what is the US agenda here. It has already used similar tactics to take over foreign companies, It jailed a senior executive of the French company Alstom on spurious charges, ending in a partial takeover by a US company. Other similar cases have been widely documented.
Salvador Freemanson @ 29/1/2019 - 10:28


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