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Samsung supplier indicted in leak of OLED tech to China

Recipient seen to be BOE, a key partner of smartphone rival Huawei

Samsung employees wave from stage beneath an image of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 during a product launch event in Brooklyn, New York in August.    © Reuters

SEOUL -- South Korean prosecutors on Thursday indicted executives at a Samsung Electronics supplier group accused of leaking the smartphone maker's latest display technology to Chinese rivals.

The Suwon District Prosecutors' Office indicted 11 suspects, including the president and managing director of South Korean supplier Toptec and a vice president of a Toptec affiliate.

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