May 14, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of
against Star Scientific, Inc. ("Star Scientific" or the "Company") (NasdaqGM: STSI).
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The complaint alleges that the defendants made materially false and misleading statements concerning the Company's business and operations. In particular, it is alleged that the Company misrepresented and/or failed to disclose that: (a) the Company had engaged in potentially illegal transactions involving certain private placements and related party transactions since 2006; and (b) the Company received subpoenas from the U.S. Attorney's office investigating potential securities fraud involving transactions dating back to 2006.
March 18, 2013
, the Company disclosed it was under investigation by the U.S. Attorney's office, and announced the receipt of related subpoenas. The Company also announced that it was conducting an internal investigation regarding these transactions.
If you suffered a loss in Star Scientific you have until
May 24, 2013
to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. To obtain additional information, contact
Joseph E. Levi, Esq.
either via email at
or by telephone at (877) 363-5972, or visit
Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in
, and Washington D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.
CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph Levi, Esq.
Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
New York, NY
10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free: (877) 363-5972Fax: (866) 367-6510
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