September 29, 2020 | technology | No Comments
(Bloomberg) — Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Canadian court to resume her long fight against extradition to the U.S., saying fraud claims linked to potential violations of American sanctions against Iran are so deeply flawed that they should be dismissed.
The U.S. accuses Meng of misleading HSBC Holding Plc and tricking the bank into processing transactions that put it at risk of violating the sanctions. At the request of U.S. officials, she was arrested by Canadian authorities in December 2018 while traveling in Vancouver.
Meng Wanzhou arrives at the Supreme Court in Vancouver, Canada, on Sept 28.
Photographer: Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg
Since then, Meng has waged a legal battle that could take years. In May, a Vancouver judge allowed the extradition case to proceed because the alleged crime in the