SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in VIX Futures (VX and VX01 through VX53) and VIX Options (VIX) traded on the Cboe Options Exchange of the Firm's investigation into possible violations of federal law. If you purchased or otherwise acquired VIX Futures (VX and VX01 through VX53) and VIX Options (VIX) and suffered losses contact Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP. For more information visit:
In 2017 and early 2018, revelations emerged that the VIX index created by the CBOE has been systematically manipulated, and that CBOE failed to address these problems. The Firm is undertaking its own independent investigation and analysis regarding the possibility that the VIX index was manipulated.
Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding VX, VX01 through VX53, and VIX should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program. Under the new program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call 510-725-3000 or email [email protected].
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