Two Huawei employees have been arrested in Poland for allegedly spying for the Chinese government. Poland’s TVPInfo broke the news earlier today (via Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal) amid increasing tensions between the U.S. and China.
The two employees arrested include a Chinese national and a Polish national, both of whom worked at Huawei in Poland. The Chinese national was a sales director, though the Polish national’s role is unclear. However, the person is said to be a former high-ranking official at Poland’s internal security agency.
Poland’s counterintelligence agency is believed to have searched Huawei’s Poland headquarters, a local Orange branch, and the houses of both suspects. They took “documents and electronic data” from Huawei’s office, said The Wall Street Journal.
The pair are set to remain in …read more
Source:: android authority