NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Chesapeake Energy Corporation ("Chesapeake Energy" or the "Company") (NYSE: CHK) (ISIN: US1651671075). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at email@example.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Chesapeake Energy 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 29, 2016, Chesapeake announced receipt of a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice seeking information on the Company's accounting methodology for the acquisition and classification of oil and gas properties. On this news, the Company's stock has fallen as much as $0.69, or 10.22%, to $6.06 during intraday trading on September 29, 2016.
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Robert S. Willoughby
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