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FBI Director Christopher Wray, standing with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (left) and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, remarks on the charges against Huawei during a press conference today at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturing giant Huawei Technologies Co., LTD has been charged with bank fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and theft of trade secrets, among other crimes, in indictments unsealed today by United States Attorneys Offices in the Eastern District of New York and the Western District of Washington.

“The charges unsealed today are the result of years of investigative work conducted by the FBI and our law enforcement partners,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said today at a Department of Justice press conference announcing the indictments. “Both sets of charges expose Huawei’s brazen and persistent actions to exploit American companies and financial institutions and to threaten the free and fair global marketplace.” Read more by clicking here: FBI