Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada, Faces Extradition to US

Posted on December 5, 2018 5:56 pm

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Canada has arrested Huawei’s global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada’s Department of Justice said Wednesday. The arrest is related to violations of U.S. sanctions, a person familiar with the matter said. Reuters was unable to determine the precise nature of the violations. Meng Wanzhou, who is one of the vice chairs on the Chinese technology company’s board and the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested Dec. 1 and a court hearing has been set for Friday, a Canadian Justice Department spokesman said. Huawei confirmed the arrest in a