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Klarna Execs Appear In Court For Sexual Abuse Allegations at the W Hotel [UPDATED]

Mr. Adalberth via Crunchbase

The New York County District Attorney’s Office just sent out an email regarding the pending case against two executives from Klarna, a Swedish e-commerce payments startup with $166 million in venture capital financing from prominent American investors. This past Saturday, Klarna cofounder and COO Niklas Adalberth and Jens Saltin, the company’s vice president of sales in the Netherlands, were arrested for allegedly molesting a 19-year-old woman from Texas at the W Hotel in Midtown.

Both men, who have taken temporarily leave at Klarna, were released on $10,000 bail. According to the DA’s report, Mr. Adalberth and Mr. Saltin were called before Judge Anthony Ferrara in Manhattan Criminal Court today and appeared with their attorneys: Read More