On Thursday, September 14 2023, potato breeder Royal HZPC Group B.V. became a target of a form of cybercrime, the company says in a news release issued today. A large amount of money was transferred to a bank account of criminals.
“We are working together with the banks and the police to limit the damage. The outcome of this is still far from certain. An external forensic investigation has started,” the company press release reads.
Royal HZPC Group B.V. says it is in the process of finalizing the preparation of its annual accounts for the financial year 2022-2023. These annual accounts will normally be adopted at the General Meeting of Shareholders on October 5, 2023.
The alleged cybercrime will affect in the 2022-2023 financial statements. In addition, it may affect the date of adoption, Royal HZPC Group says.
Source: Royal HZPC Group B.V.
During the investigation, Royal HZPC Group B.V. cannot provide additional information.
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