RSA Security Gets Options Subpoena

The request follows the start of an SEC inquiry.
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RSA Security

(RSAS)

received a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York for documents related to its stock-options practices, the company revealed on Tuesday.

The U.S. Attorney is seeking stock-options granting records from 1996 to the present. RSA said it was cooperating in the investigation.

Last month, the company

received a letter from the

Securities and Exchange Commission

asking for documents related to its stock options granting procedures.

Shares of the security software company fell 46 cents, or 2.8 %, to $16.22 in afternoon trading.