Dahua Sues Ex-North American President, Says Legal Typo

By Charles Rollet, Published Jun 03, 2020, 10:52am EDT

Dahua's former North American President Frank Zhang claims he is owed almost $11 million but Dahua counter-claims it is just a "scrivener's error", i.e., a legal typo. The two sides have been in court for over a year with Dahua saying they have spent over $1.5 million in legal fees.

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****, ** ******, ** not *** ***** ** only ***** ********* *********, e.g., ******* **** *********'* *** *********** **** ****** ****** ***** *****, ********* the ***, ********.

**** *** ******** *** full ***** ********* *** this ****, ********* *********** issues ** *****'* ******* levels. *** ********* **** give ******* **** *****'* North ******* *** ****** enterprise ***** *** *** firm's ** ***** *********** competition **** *********.

** **** ****, ** examine **** ****, *********:

  • ***** **** "*********'* *****"
  • ***** ******* $** ******* After ******* *****
  • *** * ****, **** Zhang
  • ***** **** *****
  • ********* ****** *********** ***********, Incompetence
  • "** *****'** **** ** Hikvision" **** *****'* ******
  • ***** ****** ************* **** Hikvision
  • ***** ******** **** "***** Might *** ** * Whistleblower"
  • ***** ******: *** **** "Couldn't **** **"
  • ***** ***** ******* *** Global ********** *****, ****** Details
  • ***** ***** ** ******** Documents ** ****, "***** Rights **********"
  • ***** ******: $** ******* "Completely ******** **** *******"
  • ***** ********* ** *****'* Claims, ***** ** ***** of *****
  • ***** *******, ********** ***** Pay ***** $*.** ***** Fees
  • ***** ***** ********* ** Well

Case **********

**** (*****) ***** *** hired ** ***** ** late **** ** ********* of ***** ******** *** Enterprise ***** ** * three-year ******** **** ** annual ****** ** $***,***.

*** ** ****** ****, Dahua **** ** ******** for ***** ** ********** out ** *** **** while ******* ** ** "Senior ********* *******" *** two ***** **** * $240,000 ****** ******. ** part ** **** ****, Dahua **** ** *** always ******** ***** ** be **** ******** $***,*** ** ********* over ** ******, *** remainder ** *** ********.

** ******* ***** ***** at *** ****, ************** ******* *** *********** *** ********* ***, South ******** ********* ***** Over.

Dahua **** "*********'* *****"

*******, *** ****** **** severance *********, ***** *** signed ** *** ******* involved, ******** ***** ** "monthly ********* ********" ** $680,000 *** ** ******, i.e. $**,***,*** ** *** contract ******* ***** *****:

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*****'* ******* **** **** was * "*********'* *****" (a*********** * ******, *****, or ******):

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Zhang ******* $** ******* ***** ******* *****

***** *** *** *********** begin ********* ******** ** dollars - *** *** first *** ******, ***** paid *** $**,*** *** month ** ********* ******* issue ($***,*** ******* ** 16.)

*******, ** ******* **** Dahua ******* ** **** Zhang **** *** ******* position. ***** ******* ***** a ***** $***,*** ********* package.

*** *****'* ****** ********* Dahua *** ****** $** million ** **** ** possible, ****** *** ****** 2017 ********* *********:

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Not * ****, **** *****

*****'* ****** ***** **** the ****** **** ********* agreement "**** *** ******* an ******* ************* ** clerical ***** ** *** kind":

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**** *****'* ******* ******* out **** ***** *** been ********* *** **** lower ********* ******** *** five ******, *****'* ******* countered **** "** ******** silent" ** ***** *** to "********** *** *********** lucrative ****** ** ******** he ***" ** *****:

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Dahua **** *****

***** *** *** **** down, **** *** ******* in ******** ******* ***** he *** ******* ** "compromise" *** ****** * $9 ******* ''**** *** payment" ** ******** *** not ******** ***** ****** against *****:

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***** ******* *** ***-****** any ***** ****** ** suing ***** *************** ******** *****,***** ** ***** *** where *** ********* *** signed, **** "****** ** implied ******** ** **** faith" *** ** **** the ******** ****** **** severance ******** ******* *************:

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Documents ****** ***** **********

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** *** ** ****** - *****'******** *** ***- *** ********** ********** Zhang's ********* ** ***** America *********, ****** ** visit *** ** ******. However, *** *********** *** not ** ****. **'* offer ** $***,*** ** total ********* *** ***** "insulting" ** *****, ********* to *****'* ************** ****** * **** **** court *******:

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**** **** *** ****** Zhang ****'* *********** ******* the $**.* ******* ********* was **** ***** *** a ******* ** *** paying ***** ** ****, saying "**** *** **** they ****, ** **** want" *** **** ** the ****, ***** **** Zhang "*** ** *****" just ** *** ****:

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Dahua ******** *****

** *****'* ******* **** this *** * **** is ** ** ********, then ** *** ****** egregious *****. ** *** letter *****'* *** **** implied *** ***** *** a *********** ******* *** to ** ****** *** being * ****** ******* speaker, ******* "** **** that *** ****** *******'* native ******** ** *******":

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*****'* *** **** ********* by ******* *** ********* agreement *** **** ******** by *****'* ******* ******* and * ********* *******-******** attorney:

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"He *****'** **** ** *********" **** *****'* ******

******* ******* ** *****'* problems ** **** *****'* 2015 *** ******** *** no ***-******* *** *************** clause, ********* ** *****'* lawyer, *** **** **** meant ***** "***** **** gone *** ** *********" and "********** ***** **** the ******" - *** reason *** *** **** severance:

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*****'* **** ********** ********* was ******** ** ******** and ****** *** ** such **********. *** ****** 2017 ********* *** ******* such *******, ** ****** by *****'* ************** ***** ** *** Piper:

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Zhang ****** ************* **** *********

********* *** ********* ***** in *** *********** **** Dahua's ***** **** ********* communications ******* ***** *** "any ** *****'* ***********" including ********* ***** ****** 2017, **** *** ******** severance ********* *** ******:

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*******, *****'* *********** ** that ***** *** **** been ************* **** *****'* rivals. ***** ************ ******** the ********, *** ********** noted **** ** *** not ************ **** ********* since ****:

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Whistleblower? ***** ******** **** "***** ***** *** ** * *************"

*** ******* ***** ******** was ********* ** ******** which ********* *****'* ********* as *********. ** *** document, ***** ********* *** possibility **** ***** "***** act ** * *************" regarding *** "*************** ** our ******** ** **********":

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**** ******* *** ****** by *****'* ****** ******** Flam, *** **** ** in * **** **** courtroom ******* ** ******** that ***** *** "*********" of * *********** ***** leaving *** ****, ***** the *****-******* ****** *********:IPVM Image

**** ***** *** **** any ******** ** ***** being * ************* ** what ******** "***************" ***** was ********* **.

Zhang's *********** *** **** "******'* **** **"

*** ******* **** *****'* *********** and ********* *** ******* at *** **** ** Dahua ***. ** **** 2019, *****'* ****** ******* Wang "*******" ***** ** hire ***** ******* **** "couldn't **** **":

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***** ** ** **** evidence ***** **** ***** in *** ***** *******. We ***** **** *** Dahua ***** ** *** received ** ********. **** Wang "******'* **** **" is ******** ** ****'* interactions **** *****, ******, Wang ** *** **** in ****** ** ***** North *******.

Dahua's ***** ******* *** ****** ********** ***** *******

***** ********* ***** *** other ********* ******* *** "both ***** ******* *** Global ********** ***** ******** combined".

*** ******* **** **** this ******* ********* $*** million ** ***** *** Dahua ** **** **** profits ** $** *******, i.e. * ***** ****** margin ** **%:

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**** ******** ***** ******* include *** ******* ******* business *** ************ *****(*.*., *********), *** **** of *****'* ********, ************ at *** ****.

Zhang ***** **** ** ***** ********

***** **** ****** **** he *** *** ** $8 ******* "****** ** licensing *********" **** ********, led*** ***** ***********, *** *** *** "global ********** ** ******* security ******", ** *********** way ** ******** ******** ************ ******** ****** ***** ********* ***** hacked:

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Dahua ***** ** ******** ********* ** ****, "***** ****** **********"

** ********* ****, ** part ** *** ***** proceedings, *****'* *** **** asked ***** ** ******** "all ********* ********** **************" between ***** *** ***** "third *******" ********* *** NDAA, ***** *** ****** federal *** ** ****** ***** *******.

*****'* **** **** ***** whether ***** *** "******** from ********** ******** ** the ************ ** ******* Muslims ***/** ***** ***** rights **********". * *** weeks *******,******* ** ******** ************** *** ********* ** sanctioned **** ************ ******** ************ *****.

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***** ************ ******** ** granting ***** *********, ********** that **** **** "*** proportional" *** "**********":

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$11 ******* "********** ******** **** *******" **** ***** ******

******** *****, *****'* ******, said ** *** **** 2019 ******* **** *****'* claims ** **** **** owed ****** $** ******* were "********** ******** **** reality":

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Judge ********* ** *****'* ******

*** ***** *** ********* of *****'* ********, **** District ***** ** ************* Judge *** ***** ******* already ** ******* **** the *****-******* ****** ****** he ******* "******* *********":

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***** ***** ** *** "abundantly ***** **** ***** only **** ********" ** pay $***,*** ***** *** that *** "****** ********* Advisor" ********** **** *** added ***** ***** *** dissatisfied **** *** *********:

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***** **** ***** **** "Zhang ****** ****" **** Dahua *** "****** * mistake" ** *** ********* agreement *** ****** ******:

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*udge ***** ** *****'* *****

*******, ** ******** ****, Judge ***** ******* *****'* request ** ****** *** original ****** **** ********* unenforceable *** ******* *** language ** ********** ***** that *** $***,*** ********, *** *******:

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*** ***** **** ***** against ***** *** *** Dahua **** *****'* "****** of ******* ******** ** good ***** *** **** dealing" *** ****** ** contract:

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*******, *** ***** ******** Dahua's ******* **** ***** pay ***** ***** ****.

Dahua ******* ********** ***** *** ***** $*.** ***** ****

** ***** **** ***** appealed "**** ** *** extent **** ** [*** court] ******** ** ***** Dahua *******" *** *****'* breach ** **** *****:

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** * ******** **** February, ***** ***** ***** that *****'* *** ****** to ****** ************* ** "approximately $*.* ******* ** attorney's **** *** *****" directly ******* ** **** case:

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Zhang **** *********

**********, ***** *** ******** his *********** ******* *******, meaning ***** *** *** two ******* ******* ** this **** ** *** US ***** ******** *****. Both *** *******.

Dahua ******** ** ****: ******* ** ******* *** "*******" ** ******* ******

***** ******** ** ****** our ******** ********* ******* to **** **** *** to *** ******* *******, but *** ***** ** was "*******" **** *** initial ******:

** *** ********* ******* that *** ******** ***** ruled ** *** ***** on *** ****** *** summary *********, *** ** cannot ********* ******* ** the ********** ***** **** an ****** ** ********* pending.

Frank ***** ** ********

**** ****** *** ******* Zhang *** ** ******** no ********.

Outlook - ********** ***** ******** *** ****** ** ***** ****** ****

****** **** ********** ******** the ****** ******** ********** dysfunction ***** ***, ***** North ******* *** ** experiencing *** ******** ******* right ***. ************, ********* have ******** **** ****** executives *** *** ********** basis ** **** (* legal ****) *** *** amount ***** ********** ** is ********. ********, *****'* Founder **. ** *** had ******** **** ******* executives, **** ******** *** company's*** ** ******* **,************ *** *******'* ********** amidst******* ******* **** *******.

** *** ***** ****, despite *** ** ****, Dahua ***** ******* *** done ************* **** *********** by ************ ** ******** ****** ****. ***** *** ***** lawsuit *** ** * pain *** ** *************, so **** ** ***** North ******* *** **** robust ***** ** ***** cameras, **** *** ****-********** for ***.

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******* **** ** *** at *** **********, ***** Dahua ***'* **** ******** problems *** *************.

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***** ** ********** ** way *** ***** ***** team ***** **** * mistake **** ****. **** even ***** ***** ********* with * ***** ** the ***** *****.

********* *** ******** ** the ** **** ******** with *** ***** ***** legal **** *** **** then *** ****** **** lawyers ** *** ******** counties. *** ******** ***** the ** ** ******* like ** *** ****** stamping.

***** **** **** ********* with ********* ********* ** lower *** ****** ** their ********* ***. **** would **** ** **** with *** **** ********* so **** ***** **** $500

**** **** *** *** threat ** ** *** make ******* ** **** damage **** ****** *** also *** ****** ** sign * **** ****** NDA ***** ***** ** almost ********** ** *** you **** ****** ** Dahua.

* **** * *** more ** *** ******* I ********** ******* ***** here.

* ***** *** **** thing ** ***** ** in *** ****** ** to ***** ****** ** witnesses *** *** ******** with *** ***** ***** team. **** *********, ******* companies *** ***** **** ex ************

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** *** ***** ***** has ********* ** ***** strengths *** ********** **** is ***** $*** ** Dahua ** **** *** quiet?

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**** *** ** ********* error.

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** ***** ******* *** at * ****** ** $510,000 *** ****, *** then ***** ** ****** to **** ************, **** decided ** *** *** $680,000 *** *****?

***** ** *** ** be ******, ** **** felt ** *** **** major ****** ** *** organization, ** **** ***** him ** * ****** and **** *** ****** at $***,***? **** ***** even ****** **, *** him $** ** *** around *** ** *******, and ***** ** *****. Plus, ** **** **** he *** **** ******** threat ** *** *******, wouldn't ** ** ****** to **** **** * person ** **** ******* and ****** ***** *********** and ********* ** **** company *******?

"*********'* *****" ** *********** Dahua ***'* ********* *********.

* ** ********* ** see * ******* ** Zhang's ****** ** *** side ** * *** with * ***** **** "I ***'* *** **** unless *** ***!".

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"***'* *** *** **** go **, *********".

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** ***** ********** **** enough ***** ***** ** seriously ****** ***** ******* and **********.

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**** ****** ***** ***** to ********* ****** ***** Busines *** **********.

**** ** * ******* who ******* /************ ***** ********** *** human ****** ****** ** not **** **** ***** damage ***** **********.

*** *** **** * wonder ***** ** **** Zhang ***** ***** *** backdoor *** ***** ******* vulnerabilities. ** ** **** more ***** ****, * could *** **** ***** an *****.

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** ****,

***** ** * **** big ********** ******* ***** found *** *** **** they ** ** ***** and ***** ***** *** for **** **** ** outside ** *****.

**** ******* ** *** perfect ******* ** ****.

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*** **** ** **** me ***** ******** *********** clowns ******* ***** *** are **** ******* ** $700k *** **** ** more ** ********* **’* staff, ** ***** ** the ********* ** ******** and ********** *********, *** above *** ****** ** embarrassingly **** ******* ** the ****** *** ******* on *** ****** ** we ******* *** ****** in *** **** ** the ******, *** ***** USA ***** ****** ***** it ** *****?

************, ** ********* **** Dahua *****’* ** ****** in ***** ****** *********, they ***** ****** ******* for *** ***** ** what ****’** ****** *** likes ** ***** ***** or *** ****, *** get *** ***** *** return. *** **** ******, they ***** **** ********** had * ****** ****** of ******* ** ** the **** ** *** quality ********* ****’** **** over *** ****** ** the **** **** *****.

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****** ***** ** ***** or ***** ***** *** HR **** **** ****** suck ** ******** *********.

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**** ********* **** ******* plausible.

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** **** ** * personally ****** ***** & consider **** ** ** the **** ** *** earth * **** ** was ****** ********* ** honest *****. *** **** that *** ***** ****** $680K ******* ******* *** stated ****** **** ****** as ******* ******* ** total **** ** ******* installments ***** ** ** believe ****.

**** **** ** **** I ***** ***** ***** is ****** *** ****, however ** ** ****** dahua *****, * **** it.

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******** *** **** ****** who ********** ***** **** to *******....

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**** ** ******* ***** ******** ******* ************ ***** *** ***** by * ******* ******* in ********** ***** ****** Soo ** ******** ** of **** ****. *** says ** ****** * FLIR ******** ******* **** by ***** *** ***** $1,000 ***** **** **** to ***** ****, *** later ***** **** **** bricked ** *** ************ after**** **** ***** ** Dahua.

******** **** ***** ****** lawsuit ** ****** ** all ****** ** *** situation, ******** ***** ******* "well ** ****** ** $5,000,000". *******, ** *****'* know *** ***** ***** people ***, ****** ** "believes **** ***** ******* are ** ******** **** joinder ** *** ******* is *************".

**** ****, ***** *** Lorex***** * ****** ** dismiss **** *******,******* *** *****-** ** cloud ***** ************ ******** OzVision:

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*** ******** ******** ** California ***** **** ****** whether ** ******* *** lawsuit ** **** **.

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* ***** *** **** find ******** *********, ************ and ********* **** **** or **** ***** ** sue ***** ******* *** normal ****** ** ****** For ***** ** ** negotiate **** **** ******** settle **** *** ****** requirement ** * ********* broad *** ***** ******.

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******** ****** ********* **** executed **** ***.

******* *** **** **** not **** ** **** ears. *** *** ***** need * ***** **** down ***....***** **** ***** many ***** ***.

**** ******* ********** ******* with *** ********** *** sing ***** **** **** true *******.

***** ****. **** ***** REAL. **** *****...*** ** NOW.

**** ** **** *** mind *** **** ******** LISTENING ** *** ******* INTERNET.

*** ** **** **?

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* *** ** ***** when ***** *** ** charge *** ** *** a ***** ***, *** a **** ****** *** a ****. **** **** brought ** ******* ****, the ***** ******* **** to ****. *** ***** team *** *** ********** Chows ******** ***** ********* and ** *** ** clue **** ** *** doing. ** *** **** due ** **** *****

******* ** **** ***** was **** ***** ** mind *********, ***** ****** have **** ** **** but **** ***** ** we ***** ** *** USA ********. **** ***** any *** ** *** pay **. *** **** is * ****** ** a ****** *** ** did *** **** ***** because ***** **** **** he *** *****. * can *** **** **** made * ******* ** the ******** *** **** just ***** *** *********** Dahua **. ****** *** the *** ******** ****** feels ***** **** ****** they **** ****** *****. I ** **** *** usa *** ** *** getting **** ****, *** he ** ******* *********....

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*** **** ** ***** forward **** **** **********, Court ** ******* ******, conclusion:

*** ******** *****'* ***** of ******* ******** ** Dahua's ***** ** *******, its ****** ** ******* judgment ** ***** ** Zhang ** ********, *** Dahua's *****-****** ** *********. We ****** *** ******* proceedings ********** **** **** opinion.

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