The united states Department of Justice has charged today to Ascend, and four of its subsidiaries, with extortion and conspiracy to steal trade secrets.
The new fees are good for an increase in the U.S. in the legal battle against the Chinese telecommunications giant.
The first load of Huawei, and its CFO is in January of 2019 at the latest.
The initial fee for the purpose of money laundering, conspiracy to defraud the U.S., obstruction of justice, and the penalties for violations.
Today, we have added a the new charges and the rich, the suspects are in the list, which now includes Huawei’s CFO Wanzhou Meng, Huawei, and four of the self-employed and non-owned subsidiaries — Huawei Device Co., Ltd. (Huawei Device, Huawei Device USA, Inc. (Huawei, USA); Futurewei Technologies, Inc. (Futurewei), and Skycom Tech Co., Ltd. (Skycom).
The new charges
The united states department of justice claims that it has discovered a “long-term efforts of the event, and several of its subsidiaries and affiliates, both in the united states and the people’s republic of China, in light of intellectual property rights, including those of the six U.S. technology companies, in an effort to grow up and operating, Huawei’s business.”
The united states department of justice, said the stolen information includes trade secrets and copyright-protected works, such as source code and instructions for internet access, routers, antenna technology, and the robot, and the testing of the technology:
“The means and methods of the so-called eclipse, included, entering into confidentiality agreements with the owners of the intellectual property rights, and the violation of any of the terms and conditions of the agreements, which exploit the intellectual property for defendants’ own commercial use, in the recruitment of employees from other companies, and send them to shade of their former employers’ intellectual property rights, in and to the use of proxies, such as university professors working with research institutions to obtain and provide the technology to the defendants.”
The researchers also claim that the Smartphone was running a bonus program to reward employees who have obtained confidential information of our competitors.
The united states department of justice, said, Huawei’s efforts have been successful, allowing the company to cut the research and development (R&D) costs, and gain an advantage over its competitors.
U.S. officials say that Huawei was then re-invested the profits they made from the stolen information, the encouragement of private enterprise, including in the united states.
The united states department of justice, said that the officials of the company was confronted about the practice, and the company lied to US officials, the FBI, and representatives of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
One of the alleged lies, the statements made by Huawei is that Skycom was not one of its affiliates.
“In fact, the indictment alleges Skycom was a Smartphone for the non-wholly owned subsidiary, among other services, with the assistance of the Government of Iran, in the conduct of the national surveillance, including during the demonstrations in Tehran in 2009,” the department of justice officials said in a Feb. 13.
The new charges come after the FBI revealed it was a the research of more than 1,000 the Chinese theft of AMERICAN technology.