An argument has arisen about permission to export technology which has both civilian and military uses.
Over 130 companies have been compromised by a series of attacks that built upon the data first obtained from telcos.
528 relatives of Americans killed by terrorists want compensation because of ‘protection’ payments Ericsson made whilst delivering contracts to Wataniya, Asiacell and Korek Telecom in Iraq.
There has been a flurry of investigations into Chinese-owned firms that import or manufacture phones, including Huawei and Xiaomi.
Some fraudsters work for telcos. They may even appear to be a good employee with an impressive record for delivery. How should a fraud manager handle them?
There was plenty of evidence that Ericsson paid bribes to secure business in the East African state of Djibouti. However, Swedish prosecutors still failed to prove their case.
Onur Aksoy is charged with selling knock-off Cisco equipment that had been disguised in China to look like the latest tech.
Ericsson and Vonage have given themselves another 3 months to close their deal whilst US authorities are clearly taking a close look at further revelations about Ericsson wrongdoing.
The US will punish unethical business activities around the world when others turn a blind eye but the need for semiconductors means the failings of Samsung will be excused.
South Korean operator KT has a history of corruption scandals, reflecting a certain attitude to doing business.