back to article US court allows ZTE to exit probation despite visa fraud

Chinese telecoms kit maker ZTE is being allowed to end its five-year probation period in the US that resulted from its admission to violating trade sanctions in 2017. This is despite the court order [PDF] stating that there was evidence that ZTE was involved in a visa fraud in bringing employees into the country. The order, …

  1. Andy The Hat Silver badge

    Err ...

    A Chinese company, and one that has actually been found guilty of something, is to be allowed to do business in the USA. How does that work?

    1. VoiceOfTruth

      Re: Err ...

      It works like all the American companies that have been found guilty of something.

    2. Gene Cash Silver badge

      Re: Err ...

      No kidding. What makes ZTE any different from Huawei or China Telecom?

      The BBC says "the FCC designated Huawei and ZTE as threats to communications networks" so ???

      https://www.bbc.com/news/business-59055360

    3. Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge

      Re: Err ...

      Lobbyists and bribes would be the American way.

  2. VoiceOfTruth

    Ah yes, the impartial judge

    ... recommending charges to prosecutors. I would love to be a defendant in his court. How about you boys charge him with something else, I could sure find him guilty of that.

    American justice.

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