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Klarna CEO called to government meeting over data security worries

Klarna CEO and co-founder Sebastian Siemiatkowski. Photo: Adam Wrafter / SvD / TT

Published: 17.May.2019 08:17 hrs

The CEO of payment service Klarna has reportedly been called to a government meeting following criticisms relating to issues including identity hacking and customer debt.

Financial Markets Minister Per Bolund and Consumer Affairs Minister Ardalan Shekarabi have asked Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to explain the company's plans for dealing with the problems to the Finance Ministry, according to a Dagens Nyheter report.

"I have noted that Klarna's leadership has expressed an ambition to work actively with this issue and take further measures, so I want to get a picture of what is underway and what we from the political side can do to complement that," Shekarabi told the newspaper.

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