Fingerprint_cards_samsungFingerprints Cards said it was acquired by Samsung for $650 million, on the corporate website. The news was carried on the wires as well. Now the Swedish company says Samsung did not buy it. The page that sported the news on their website does not exist anymore.

Fingerprints Cards is now saying that the media got it wrong, and “what has happened will be reported to the police and to the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.” It does not say why the company themselves chose to report the acquisition in the first place.

Here is the denial:

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