The American justice authorities are investigating a media report that against the Chinese group Huawei. According to the “Wall Street Journal” secrets of the reason for this is the alleged unauthorized disclosure of a trade secret. The investigations are already well advanced and could soon lead to an indictment, the newspaper wrote on Wednesday, citing insiders.

From the possible technology theft could be affected, therefore, the Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Mobile US with a device for Testing of Smartphones. The Ministry of justice and Huawei have not commented on the report yet.

U.S. authorities suspect the group for some time now the spy. The arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in early December – they had been taken at the instigation of the USA in Vancouver, Canada, festival – had led to serious diplomatic difficulties between Canada and China. Beijing had reacted as a response to the case of Meng with the imposition of Canadians in China.

The United States to throw the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, to have fraudulently sanction of law. The Top-Manager, who was dismissed until the decision on an extradition in the USA on bail, denies this. The case could also complicate a solution to the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, the fear of observers.

In Poland, had been taken in the last week, a Huawei employee. He also had been accused, together with a Polish cyber-security experts, and espionage.

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