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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Huawei, CFO charged in Iran cover up

The DOJ announced Monday that it brought thirteen financial fraud-related charges against Chinese telecom company Huawei and three other related defendants, including its CFO Wanzhou Meng.

The unsealed indictment charges Meng, Huawei, and two Huawei subsidiaries — Huawei Device USA Inc.Continue Reading

China’s number one export: Graft?

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa witness the signing of the Colombo Port City Project in September 2014 (Image courtesy of CCC)Sri Lanka this month became the latest of at least five countries to shut down huge China-backed infrastructure and telecoms projects tainted by allegations of corruption.… Continue Reading

Huawei confronts its ‘biggest challenge’ — internal graft

Image courtesy of HuaweiChina’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker has investigated 116 employees and turned four over to prosecutors for alleged graft.

Staffers in Huawei’s consumer and corporate sales units are suspected of taking bribes in China, according to a report Wednesday by the South China Morning Post, citing mainland outlets Caixin and the China Business News.… Continue Reading

In Algeria, China Telecoms Execs Sentenced For Bribery

Three Chinese executives were found guilty of bribery in Algeria and sentenced last week to ten years in prison in absentia.

According to a report on the French language news site Le Soir D’Algerie, ZTE’s Dong Tao and Chen Zhibo and Huawei’s Xiao Chuhfa were accused of paying bribes amounting to $10 million to a senior official working at state-owned  Algérie Télécom, through offshore accounts in Luxembourg.… Continue Reading