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Huawei exec arrested in Poland on spying charges

London (CNN Business)A Huawei executive has been arrested in Poland on charges of spying for China. 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 risk. Other countries have concerns too: It has been prevented from supplying next-generation 5G equipment to Australia and New Zealand.The company has attracted even greater scrutiny following the arrest of its chief financial officer last month in Canada.Stanislaw Zaryn, a spokes ...