January 23, 2017
Fingerprint Cards’ member of the board Lars Söderfjell taken into custody
The Swedish Economic Crime Authority has today taken Fingerprint Cards’ member of the Board Lars Söderfjell into custody for alleged market abuse in conjunction with the company’s profit warning in December 2016. Also Johan Carlström, shareholder and former employee, has been taken into custody on the same grounds.
“We take very seriously on these events and the information that now has come to our attention. We are of course cooperating with the Swedish Economic Crime Authority”, says Jan Wäreby, Chairman of the Board at Fingerprint Cards.
The company’s operations are not affected by these events. No decisions have been made regarding Lars Söderfjell’s participation in the Board. At the moment, the Company has no further comments.
For more information, please contact:
Jan Wäreby, Chairman of the Board, Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)31-60 78 20, [email protected]
Malin Strandvall, Press Coordinator, Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), +46(0)70-490 44 79, [email protected]
About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is a high-tech, listed company which develops, produces and markets biometric technology that, through the analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint, verifies the person’s identity. A secure and convenient user experience is thus made possible, beyond keys and pins. The FPC technology offers world-class advantages and includes unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages, in combination with low production costs, the technology may be implemented in large volume products, such as smartphones, tablets and biometric cards where these demands are extremely high. FPC’s technology has been tested thoroughly in several fields of application.
This is information that Fingerprint Cards is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation, and where applicable, the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact persons set out above, at 11.10 on January 23, 2017.
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Source: Fingerprint Cards