Huawei Says Feds Are Withholding Exculpatory Evidence

By Stewart Bishop (February 11, 2021, 9:58 PM EST) -- Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. says federal prosecutors are withholding exculpatory evidence from the company in its case accusing the Chinese telecommunications giant of bank fraud and violating U.S. sanctions, as well as racketeering and trade secret theft charges. 

In a heavily redacted letter from Huawei's Sidley Austin LLP and Jenner & Block LLP attorneys to prosecutors dated Feb. 7 that was publicly filed with the court late Wednesday, the Chinese telecommunications behemoth claims that the government is holding back on handing over information that could prove critical to the defense.

Huawei contends that until very recently, its requests for certain exculpatory...

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