U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges

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Federal prosecutors have added new charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei, its U.S. subsidiaries, and its chief financial officer, including accusing it of racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S.-based companies. The company already faced a long list of criminal accusations in the case, which was first filed in August 2018, including bank fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy to defraud the United States. Prosecutors filed the expanded indictment in federal court in Brooklyn on Thursday. Huawei's lawyers did not immediately respond to NPR's request for comment. It has previously pleaded not guilty to all counts. "The Trump administration has repeatedly made clear it has national security concerns about Huawei, including...

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U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges

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