Details are sparse and we have calls in, but the two execs at Klarna, Jens Saltin and Niklas Adalberth, were arrested at the W Hotel in New York for alleged molestation. The victim was a 19-year-old tourist from Texas.
Saltin and Adalberth are currently out on $10,000 bail. According to the report:
Klarna is a Sequoia-backed start-up and was a runner-up for Best International Start-up at the Crunchies.
UPDATE – Updated with information supplied by Niklas Adalberth’s lawyer.
UPDATE – Updated with information from the police report.
UPDATE – We have received a statement from Klarna:
We are aware of the alleged incident in New York City involving Niklas Adalberth and Jens Saltin. Both Mr. Adalberth and Mr. Saltin maintain their innocence and have taken temporary leave from the company while the matter is being investigated.
”Klarna has become the most elegant, checkout usher for commerce websites all over Europe. Shoppers and merchants know that Klarna makes life – and payments – easier than ever. And what greases the wheels of e-commerce in Europe will make for a wonderful and important company.”. Michael Moritz, Sequoia Capital 2011. Klarna is one of Europe’s leading providers of payment solutions for e-commerce. Klarna separates buying from paying by allowing buyers to pay for ordered goods after receiving them,...