Poland’s Internal Security Agency arrested Huawei employee for carried out espionage activities against Poland

Poland’s Internal Security Agency arrested Huawei employee for carried out espionage activities against Poland

January 13, 2019 Off By TechAunt

Maciej Wasik, deputy head of Poland’s special services, said that he is suspects for “carried out espionage activities against Poland.” and the operation had been underway for a long time . A Huawei spokeswoman later confirmed that one of its employees had been arrested .

Wasik added that If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison.

In December, Canada arrested a CFO, Meng Wanzhou, at the behest of U.S. authorities as part of an investigation into alleged violations of U.S. trade sanctions.

U.S. intelligence agencies allege Huawei is linked to China’s government and that its equipment could contain “backdoors” for use by spies. No evidence has been produced publicly and the firm has repeatedly denied the claims.

However it led to a number of countries and companies to review whether they should allow Huawei’s equipment to be used in their networks.