Huawei Fires Employee Arrested in Poland on Spying Charges

BEIJING — The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland on charges of spying for the Chinese government, saying in a statement on Saturday that the worker had brought “disrepute” to the company. Huawei said that the alleged actions that the employee, Wang Weijing, was accused of had nothing…

Poland arrests Huawei executive on spying charges

Poland’s counterintelligence service confirmed on Friday that a Chinese citizen suspected of spying had been arrested. Polish state media identified the suspect as Huawei’s sales director in the country. China’s embassy in Poland named him as Weijing Wang. Huawei is a Chinese telecommunications company that is viewed by US government officials as a national security…

Poland Arrests 2, Including Huawei Employee, Accused of Spying for China

The Polish authorities have arrested a Chinese employee of Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant, and a Polish national, and charged them with spying for the Chinese government, officials said on Friday, amid a push by the United States and its allies to restrict the use of Chinese technology based on espionage fears. The Huawei employee…

‘Chinese, Polish nationals’ arrested in Poland for ‘spying’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei has repeatedly been accused of being a proxy for the Chinese government, a claim it denies Polish security services have arrested a Chinese national and Polish national for spying, according to local press. Poland’s public TV channel TVP reports that the Chinese national is a sales director at…

Gonen Segev: Israel ex-minister admits spying for Iran

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gonen Segev (centre) reportedly said he had intended to “fool” Iran with his actions Former Israeli cabinet minister Gonen Segev is to be jailed for 11 years after he admitted spying for Iran, Israeli’s justice ministry says. Segev, who served as energy minister in the 1990s, allegedly served as an…

U.S. Ambassador Visits American Arrested in Russia on Spying Charge

The American arrested in Russia on suspicion of spying met with the United States ambassador on Wednesday, and the secretary of state said he would demand the man’s return if the detention was “not appropriate.” Russia’s domestic security agency said on Monday that it had detained the American, Paul N. Whelan, three days earlier “during…

Paul Whelan: US seeks access to man accused of spying in Russia

Image copyright Whelan family Image caption The Whelan family released an undated photo of Paul Whelan The US is hoping to get consular access “within the next few hours” to see US citizen Paul Whelan who was arrested in Russia on Friday for spying. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that they wanted to…

American Accused of Spying in Russia Is a Marine Veteran, Family Says

LONDON — The American man who was arrested last week in Russia on a spying charge is a Marine Corps veteran who was in Moscow to attend a wedding, his family said on Tuesday. Russia’s Federal Security Service, known as the F.S.B., said on Monday that the American, Paul N. Whelan, had been detained on…

American Is Arrested in Moscow on Spying Charges

MOSCOW — A United States citizen has been detained in Moscow on espionage charges, Russia’s domestic security agency announced in a brief statement on Monday. The statement said that an American identified as Paul Whelan had been taken into custody on Friday on suspicion of spying. The statement implied that he had been caught red-handed,…

German airports on alert amid spying reports at Stuttgart

Image copyright EPA Image caption The alert began at Stuttgart airport in south-west Germany Germany’s biggest airports are on alert after four suspected terrorists were spotted staking out Stuttgart airport, reports say. Police are said to be hunting for a son and father from North Rhine-Westphalia and two others seen taking photos of the airport’s…