USA pursuing charges against Huawei for alleged trade secret theft, report says

Latest issues not first time Huawei raising concerns in Saskatchewan

Report: Feds Pursuing Criminal Probe of Huawei for Trade Secret Theft

Huawei conflict has continuing to rumble on, with reports today saying that the U.S. government is pursuing criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant - for the theft of trade secrets.

USA officials warned that Huawei's network equipment may contain "back doors" that could open them up to cyber espionage.

Huawei has stated that a dispute with T-Mobile was settled in 2017 after a report said U.S. authorities had opened a criminal investigation into the Chinese telecommunications company.

Last year's effort to penalize foreign companies such as ZTE and Huawei was cast to the side after ZTE spent scores of money lobbying USA official against the measure.

Why is China's biggest technology company being targeted?

U.S. report says rapidly modernizing Chinese military has set sights on Taiwan
The report said China's "robust, lethal force" could dominate "air, maritime, space and information domains" and undermine United States interest.

The German government is actively considering stricter security requirements and other ways to exclude China's Huawei Technologies from a buildout of fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks, the Handelsblatt newspaper reported.

It also adds to a case the US has been trying to make for years now: Huawei is a threat to national security.

US President Donald Trump's administration has been pushing European allies to block Huawei from telecom networks amid a wider dispute over trade with China. Similarly, ZTE was banned by the U.S. Commerce Department a year ago for lying about sanctions violations.

"The document generally doesn't really talk about Huawei equipment or concerns about the equipment itself, nor does it show any real issues that have developed so far", Styles told reporters at SaskTel's offices in Regina at the time.

The company was founded by Ren Zhengfei, a former officer in the People's Liberation Army.

Meghan Markle visits animal charity Mayhew and gala benefit with Prince Harry
The move's already been applauded online as showing the Duchess' desire to keep a common touch for her time in the Royal family. Meghan rescued her dog Guy from a shelter in 2015 and she and Harry are believed to have adopted a second pup a year ago .

In early December, Ren's daughter and Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada upon request from US officials for allegedly using the global banking system to evade USA sanctions against Iran.

Highlighting the Congressional role in overseeing Executive Branch export control and sanctions determinations regarding Chinese telecommunications companies.

According to T-Mobile's lawsuit, Huawei employees photographed the robot and attempted to remove one of its parts.

Congressional leaders are working on a new piece of legislation that would penalize Chinese telecom companies known to be conducting espionage in the United States on behalf of the Communist government, according to lawmakers and senior congressional officials. It found that Huawei misappropriated T-Mobile's trade secrets and breached a supply contract between the two companies, saying T-Mobile should get $4.8 million in damages.

In early December, Canadian authorities arrested Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver at the request of the United States, which wants to extradite her to face fraud charges for allegedly violating its sanctions against Iran.

Travelers fume in long lines at Miami airport in government shutdown
The wait for worldwide flights out of the airport, however, was just 15 to 30 minutes, according to its website . The airport didn't have enough Transportation Security Administration agents to staff the security checkpoint .

Latest News