The U.S. Government Issues Superseding Indictment Against Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei

Mikhaila Fogel
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 1:44 PM

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A grand jury in the Eastern District of New York handed down a superseding indictment aginst Huawei Technologies on Thursday. The China-based telecom giant had previously been charged in January 2019 for theft of trade secrets, attempted theft of trade secrets, wire fraud and obstruction of justice regarding the company's alleged theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile.

The superseding indictment adds three additional charges: violation of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. § 1705(a), 1705(c) and 1702; and 18 U.S.C. § 2 and 3551); conspiracy to launder money (18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) and 3551); and conspiracy to obstruct justice (18 U.S.C. § 1512(k) and 3551). The original indictment is available here on Lawfare and the superseding document is available here and below.

Mikhaila Fogel was an associate editor at Lawfare and a research analyst at the Brookings Institution. She previously worked as a legislative correspondent for national security and foreign affairs issues in the Office of Sen. Susan Collins. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, where she majored in history and literature and minored in government and Arabic.

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