On Monday the United States leveled charges against popular Chinese based Technology company Huawei, alleging that the Telecommunication Company had taken the trade secrets from a telecom competitor and had breached the US agreements of making business with Iran.
Some senior officials of the Trump administration assembled in Washington within the Department of Justice to reveal about criminal allegations against the telecom company Huawei, Huawei is the biggest manufacturer of Chinese smartphones. Its US associate, Skycom the Hong Kong-based company along with Meng Wanzhou and chief officer of Huawei have accused of conspiracy claiming it is the national security threat to the US.
Matthew Whitaker, the Acting US Attorney General, also agreed that the extradition of Meng has been planned and will be filed by the department, Meng was arrested by the Canadian authorities upon the request by the US during December. To proceed with the extradition process, US was positioned to face the Wednesday deadline.
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The US affirms that the daughter of Huawei founder Meng, 46, committed bank scam to avoid sanctions which are against doing business with Iran. She has been released on bail in Vancouver of British Columbia. The extradition process is still incomplete.
On Monday the allegations were exposed, and the US official spoke, about the outcome of the prolonged investigation and had taken nearly two dozens of charges into account.
In Brooklyn, New York, the federal grand jury alleged Meng and Huawei with wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy, and bank fraud charges. Further Huawei was also accused of conspiracy to delay justice.
By the separate charges from the Washington state, Huawei was alleged along with its US associate, Skycom and Meng. Who was involved in stealing the secret trade information from their rival telecommunication company T-Mobile? The charges were based on the civil lawsuit that was filed in 2014 by the T-Mobile company throughout a robot named Tappy. The tappy was basically used to test smartphones.
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Whitaker mentioned during a news conference that from past few years Huawei had deceived itself. At the news conference, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, FBI director Christopher Wray, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen were present along with Whitaker
Criminals and crooks need to be clear that they are not going to escape easily, Whitaker stated. We have unveiled it today, and we will also present it as the case moves ahead.
Secretary Nielsen mentioned that the operations of Huawei were not just unlawful but also dangerous to the national security of US. This the US could not have accepted at any cost the management backs terrorism.
Ross also stated that another Chinese telecommunication company ZTE has been sentenced for the breaching the US sanctions during last year.
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Over the years Chinese organizations have broken laws governing to our export and also threaten our agreements to support their illegal operations. Now, this is going to end soon, Ross mentioned.
Wray, the FBI Director, stated that- The US laws have continuously been disrespected and have denied respecting them by Huawei. Huawei has believed in deceitful business practices. For such kind of criminal offense, there is no place at all, and this cannot be allowed in our country.
The enormous backing of the Chinese government towards Chinese Companies is a huge threat to the United States. We as a country need to be very careful while examining the threats of a company like Huawei- that will be imposed on the national security of our country. Wray concluded.
The announcement was not only due to rise in conflict regarding the tariffs war that was taking place between China and India but also because the US has intensified its efforts to curb on the conflicts which have been the intelligent operation of China to steal the American Technology.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, during December published the charges against two Chinese people by mentioning the proof that, these men were hackers who were associated with the Ministry of State Security, and they had already hacked into dozens of companies, and in the US the government agencies and also around the world were attacked, further attacking intellectual property and secret business information.