Washington, Jan 29 (AP) The US Justice Department is filing charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei.Also Read - Explained | What Is Wild Poliovirus Detected in Mozambique after 30 years And How Does It Spread

A 13-count indictment was unsealed Monday in New York charging Huawei, two of its affiliates and a top executive at the company. Also Read - Cannes 2022: Aditi Rao Hydari Spreads Magic in Thigh-High Slit Gown, Makes Colorful Debut at The Red Carpet, See Dazzling Pics

The charges include bank fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Also Read - Explained | What Is KYC-Based Caller Name Display? How Will It Be Beneficial?

A separate case filed in Washington state charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile.

Meng Wanzhou, the company’s chief financial officer, was arrested in Canada on Dec. 1. Prosecutors allege she committed fraud by misleading American banks about Huawei’s business deals in Iran.

Prosecutors charge Huawei used a Hong Kong shell company to sell equipment in Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.

Huawei is the world’s biggest supplier of network gear used by phone and internet companies. (AP) RCJ 01290325

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