Poland arrests Huawei worker on allegations of spying for China

Poland has arrested a Chinese employee of Huawei and a Polish national involved in cyber-business on allegations of spying, Polish state media has reported, deepening the controversy over western criticism of the Chinese telecoms company.

However, a spokesman for the Polish security services told Reuters the allegations related to individual actions, and were not linked directly to Huawei.

US intelligence agencies claim Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is linked to China’s government and its equipment could contain “backdoors” for use by government spies.

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Source: The Guardian