NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:
To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Rio Tinto plc ("Rio Tinto") (NYSE: RIO) between March 16, 2012 and November 14, 2016. You are hereby notified that a securities class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Southern District of New York. To get more information go to: http://www.zlk.com/pslra/rio-tinto-plc or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at email@example.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you.
The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants issued materially false and misleading statements to investors and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Rio Tinto violated anti-corruption laws in connection with its operations in the Simandou project; (ii) the foregoing violations would expose the Company to significant scrutiny and large fines; and (iii) as a result of the foregoing, Rio Tinto's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
If you suffered a loss in Rio Tinto you have until February 10, 2017 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.
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