(Yicai Global) Jan. 18 -- Huawei Technologies Co. has denied rumors that six members of its senior management team have been arrested. Earlier some rumors circulating online suggested that six high-level managers from Huawei passed confidential company information to LeEco, a subsidiary of financially-troubled Leshi Holdings Co. and Coolpad Group Ltd., two Chinese smartphone makers.
Huawei is China's leading smartphone maker whose products reach customers in more than 150 countries worldwide.
LeEco and Coolpad are Huawei's smartphone competitors in China, the world's smartphone hotspot.
Both LeEco and Coolpad have not responded to Yicai Global's query about the rumors.