NEW YORK, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Lion Biotechnologies Inc. ("Lion" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: LBIO). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Lion and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
On April 10, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") reported that between September 2013 and March 2014, the Company's former Chief Executive Officer, Manish Singh, misled investors by commissioning over 10 internet publications and 20 widely distributed emails that purported to be independent from the Company and promoted Lion to potential investors, when in fact these communications were paid promotions.
On news of the SEC's findings, Lion's share price fell $0.40, or 6.11% over the following two trading days, to close at $6.15 on April 12, 2017.
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Robert S. Willoughby
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