Huawei sales director nicked in Poland on suspicion of 'spying'

www.theregister.co.uk | 1/11/2019 | Staff
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Polish authorities have reportedly arrested Huawei's sales director and an ex-security agency staffer on allegations of spying.

National media reported that two people had been arrested, one of whom is reported to be a sales director at the Chinese hardware supplier.

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According to media outlet TVP, the other was a Polish national who used to work at the country's internal security agency (Agencja Bezpieczeństwa Wewnętrznego, ABW) and more recently Orange.

It said that the pair had been charged under Polish laws relating to espionage and Polish state news agency PAP said that they would be detained for three months.

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The arrests mark escalating concerns among western governments about the Chinese company's activities.

The allegations were that Huawei was using its kit to spy on other governments – claims the...
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