CIA warns Britain over China’s secret funding of Huawei as tech giant bids to supply 5G mobile network across UK

The CIA has accused Huawei of being funded by Chinese state security amid a list of allegations facing the company.

They say the technologies giant, who wants to provide Britain with technology for the new 5G network, has received funds from China’s National Security Commission, the People’s Liberation Army and a third branch of the Chinese state intelligence network, The Times reported.

The US source explained that Huawei wants to sell its 5G technology to members of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group – including Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.