Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

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Published on December 6, 2018 - Duration: 00:37s

Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

Huawei's global chief financial officer is under arrest in Canada for reportedly violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.

Gavino Garay reports.

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Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

Huawei's global Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has been arrested Vancouver on suspicion of VIOLATING U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail newspaper reported on Wednesday.

She was arrested on Dec.

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Meng serves as one of the vice chairs on the Chinese technology company's board and is the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei.

Representatives of Huawei, one of the world's largest makers of telecommunications network equipment, could not immediately be reached for comment by Reuters.

The Canadian Justice Department says Meng is sought for extradition by the United States.

She has a bail hearing set for Friday.

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