Sweden’s health care ministry on Tuesday said two workers have been detained in connection with an investigation into allegations that they conspired to “exploit children” for money.
“Two of the suspects have been identified and detained,” a ministry spokesperson said.
“The investigation is ongoing.”
The ministry said that the two suspects are aged 30 and 35.
Sweden has had a number of high-profile child abuse scandals in recent years.
The most prominent was the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in 2010.
The authorities said the girl had been kidnapped, tortured and then sexually assaulted by the suspect.
Swedish authorities have been investigating the case, but have said there is insufficient evidence to bring charges against the suspects.