NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of World Acceptance Corp. ("World Acceptance " or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WRLD). Such investors are encouraged to obtain additional information and assist the investigation by visiting the firm's site: www.bgandg.com/wrld.
The investigation concerns whether World Acceptance and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On June 14, 2017, after-market hours, World Acceptance revealed that it would delay the filing of its annual report on Form 10-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), noting an internal probe of its Mexico operations. Commissioned in March, the investigation focusses on the legality under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local laws of certain payments related to loans, maintenance of books and records, and treatment of compensation matters for certain employees. World Acceptance said that it has informed the SEC and the U.S. Department of Justice of the investigation. Following this news, World Acceptance stock has dropped as much as $11.49 per share, or 13.79%, during intraday trading on June 15, 2017.
If you are aware of any facts relating to this investigation, or purchased World Acceptance shares, you can assist this investigation by visiting the firm's site: www.bgandg.com/wrld. You can also contact Peretz Bronstein or his Investor Relations Analyst, Yael Hurwitz of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC: 212-697-6484.
Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is a corporate litigation boutique. Our primary expertise is the aggressive pursuit of litigation claims on behalf of our clients. In addition to representing institutions and other investor plaintiffs in class action security litigation, the firm's expertise includes general corporate and commercial litigation, as well as securities arbitration. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.
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