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US hits China's Huawei with fresh charges over alleged trade secret theft

The indictment was announced by prosecutors in Brooklyn who had previously accused the company of bank fraud

AP  |  Washington 

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The Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and two of its US subsidiaries, accusing the company in a plot to steal trade secrets, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

The indictment was announced by prosecutors in Brooklyn who had previously accused the company of bank fraud.

The case was unsealed as the Trump administration is raising national security and surveillance concerns about Huawei, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer.

First Published: Fri, February 14 2020. 00:12 IST
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