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ZTE faces FBI probe over sales to Iran - report

Monday 16 July 2012 | 13:14 CET | News
The FBI has opened a criminal investigation into ZTE over the Chinese company's sale of banned equipment to Iran and its alleged subsequent attempts to cover it up and obstruct a Department of Commerce probe, the Smoking Gun website reported. The federal investigations stem from a Reuters report in March that ZTE had sold Iran's largest telecom firm a powerful surveillance system capable of monitoring landline, mobile and internet communications, according to interviews and contract documents. Sales of the equipment are prohibited by US sanctions on Iran. The Smoking Gun published on its

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