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Huawei lawyers claim Trump Misled Canada to Extradite CFO Meng
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Huawei lawyers claim Trump Misled Canada to Extradite CFO Meng

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is fighting against extradition from Canada to United States, where she is accused of bank fraud by U.S. authorities of bank fraud for misleading HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited) about Huawei’s relationship with a company operating in Iran, putting HSBC at risk of fines and penalties for breaking U.S. sanctions on Tehran. Meng is the daughter of billionaire Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the company at the center of next generation 5G wireless technology and a long-running dispute with the Trump administration. Though claimed to be innocent, she has been in house arrest in Vancouver since her detainment. The extradition hearings are scheduled to wrap up in late April 2...