How Huawei allegedly tricked US banks into breaking the law

Jan 09, 2019 - Quartz

When Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and daughter of its billionaire founder, was arrested in Canada in December at the request of the US, the context dominated: US-Chinese tensions over trade and geopolitics were growing, and some saw the arrest of Chinese corporate royalty as part of that back and forth.

It wasn’t helped by Donald Trump’s suggestion that he might make a US extradition request part of trade talks, or columnists offering factually incorrect takes suggesting that the Justi...