Ikea France, Former CEO Found Guilty of Spying on Staff; Fined $1.3 Million

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    Ikea’s French unit and its former CEO were found guilty of conspiring with police officers to spy on its own staff and clients.

    The Versailles Criminal Court fined Meubles Ikea France $1.2 million for unlawfully using private data and convicted the unit’s ex-CEO Jean-Louis Baillot to a two-year suspended jail sentence, Agence France-Presse reported on Tuesday.

    The investigation began nearly a decade ago, creating a public furore and Ikea France reacted by dismissing four top executives, according to AFP.

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