A press release stating that Samsung had agreed to acquire Fingerprint Cards is "incorrect," the Swedish maker of fingerprint ID sensors said Friday.
"The previous press release was not sent by Fingerprint Cards AB. Trading in the share has been suspended," Fingerprint Cards said in a statement. "What has happened will be reported to the police and to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority."
Cision, a public-relations firm, expressed regret for the press release publication. "Cision apologizes to Fingerprint Cards AB and other stakeholders for this error," the firm said.
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