NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Standard Chartered plc ("Standard Chartered" or the "Company") (OTCMKTS: SCBFF) (ISIN: GB0004082847). Investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Standard Chartered and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On September 27, 2016, pre-market, The Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Company concerning "allegations that an Indonesian power company controlled by the London-based bank paid bribes to win contracts."
On this news, Standard Chartered shares have fallen as much as $0.26, or 3.23%, during intraday trading on September 27, 2016.
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Robert S. Willoughby
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