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Huawei: US asked for Meng Wanzhou’s devices to be secured at arrest, court hears

Canadian police officer tells extradition hearing Washington asked for phone and laptop to be put in ‘Faraday bag’ to prevent data being ‘erased remotely’

A Canadian police officer has testified about his arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on a US extradition warrant, revealing that Washington had requested that data on her phone and laptop be secured so that it could not be “erased remotely.”

Royal Canadian mounted police constable Winston Yep – the first witness to testify in the extradition case – arrested the Chinese telecom giant’s chief financial officer in December 2018 during a stopover in Vancouver.

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