Nordea’s roster of clients that were considered unsuitable – where they could be called “rogues” and “known shady figure” – was in use until the spring of 2013. When the registry then revealed by the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet claimed the bank that it was history and had been phased out long before.
A source says now svd.se that the registry included 40,000 people and two rooms in the bank’s premises were filled with records cartons.
Nordea CEO Christian Clausen says the newspaper that the bank started “settlement as soon as this registry came to light.” He also points out that the register did not violate legal requirements or the Data Inspectorate’s rules, but that it “could be perceived as tveksamtâ ????.