WARSAW, Poland — Poland said Friday it had arrested a Chinese telecoms executive suspected of spying for China, with local media identifying him as a Huawei director. The Polish announcement comes weeks after Canada arrested Huawei vice president Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating Iran sanctions. The Chinese telecommunications giant — which was founded by a former engineer for China’s army — is also facing increased scrutiny over its alleged links to Chinese intelligence services. In December, a Czech cyber-security agency warned against using the software and hardware of Huawei and fellow Chinese company ZTE, saying they posed a threat to state security. According to local media, the Chinese businessman is believed to be one of the directors of the Polish branch of Huawei.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer January 11, 2019 13:48 UTC