A courtroom artist’s sketch of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested on an extradition warrant, at her British Columbia Supreme Court bail hearing in Vancouver, Canada, on Thursday. Image: Jane Wolsak/Reuters, edit by SCMP

Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou fraudulently represented company to skirt US and EU sanctions on Iran, court told in bail hearing

  • Chinese telecoms giant used unofficial subsidiary to deal with Iran and Meng deliberately misrepresented the two companies as wholly separate, court heard
  • She faces multiple charges, each with a sentence of up to 30 years in prison, so is a flight risk, a Canadian lawyer said. The hearing will continue on Monday
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A courtroom artist’s sketch of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested on an extradition warrant, at her British Columbia Supreme Court bail hearing in Vancouver, Canada, on Thursday. Image: Jane Wolsak/Reuters, edit by SCMP
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Ian Young

Ian Young

Ian Young is the Post's Vancouver correspondent. A journalist for more than 20 years, he worked for Australian newspapers and the London Evening Standard before arriving in Hong Kong in 1997. There he won or shared awards for excellence in investigative reporting and human rights reporting, and the HK News Awards Scoop of the Year. He moved to Canada with his wife in 2010.