Employees in the armed forces and the police got a pleasant surprise when they logged on to the salary account during the Thursday. A technical error meant that Swedbank accidentally paid double wages to the employees of other banks than Swedbank.
– this will be adjusted during the morning. It is because of a technical error on the part of Swedbank. Why it has become so is a matter that needs to be Swedbank, says Jesper Tengroth, press officer of the armed Forces.
to double the wages have been paid.
”A technical problem has unfortunately made that a number of recipients received duplicate payments. The bug is date 25/4, but a correction of the incorrect amount has been carried out in the day during the morning of 25/4. We regret the incident but seeing that the issue is now solved.” writes Swedbank's press contact Anette Ringius in an email to DN.