NEW YORK, March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Barrett Business Services, Inc. ("Barrett Business Services" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BBSI). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.
The investigation concerns whether Barrett Business Services and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On March 9, 2016, Barrett Business Services disclosed that it would restate its previously issued financial statements for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and for the quarters ended March 31 and June 30, 2015. Additionally, Barrett Business Services revealed that its CFO, James D. Miller, had admitted to making unsupported journal entries in Barrett Business Services' financial records during each calendar quarter of 2013 and offered his resignation.
On this news, Barrett Business Services' stock fell $12.16, or 33.3%, to close at $24.36 on March 10, 2016.
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