The U.S. Department of Justice is accusing Huawei and its two subsidiaries in the United States auction and conspiracy to steal trade secrets. The new federal indictment, not disclosed on Thursday, accused the Chinese telecommunications giant of using "fraud and deception" to steal technology from US companies.
The indictment builds on allegations filed by the United States against Huawei, the world's No. 1 telecommunications provider and the No. 2 phone manufacturer,.
The new allegations involve alleged efforts by Huawei and its subsidiaries to steal intellectual property, including from six US companies. DOJ said Huawei, despite fraudulent acts such as violating the terms of the agreement and rewarding employees for transferring confidential information about competitors, managed to obtain non-public information. regarding the source code of internet routers, mobile antenna technology and robots.
The indictment also includes new allegations related to Huawei's business with sanctioned countries, including Iran and North Korea. Huawei is accused of supporting the Iranian government, though its unofficial Skycom subsidiary, with …