WAYNE, Pa., July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of purchasers of common stock of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. ("VASCO" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VDSI) between February 18, 2014 and July 21, 2015, inclusive (the "Class Period").
VASCO shareholders may, no later than September 28, 2015, move the Court for appointment as a lead plaintiff of the Class. If you purchased shares of VASCO and would like to learn more about these claims or if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or to sign up online, visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/vdsi.
VASCO Data Security International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and supports hardware and software security systems that manage and secure access to information assets worldwide. VASCO Data's computer security subsidiaries include VASCO Data Security, Inc. in Illinois, and VASCO Data Security nv/sa of Belgium. The Company sells its security solutions through its direct sales force, distributors, resellers, and systems integrators.
The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, defendants made materially false and misleading statements regarding the Company's business, operational and compliance policies. Specifically, defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) VASCO's products were illegally sold to parties in Iran in violation of federal laws prohibiting such sales; (2) the Company lacked adequate internal controls; and (3) as a result of the foregoing, VASCO's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
On July 21, 2015, after the market closed for trading, VASCO filed a Form 8-K with the SEC announcing "that certain of its products which were sold by a VASCO European subsidiary to a third-party distributor may have been resold by the distributor to parties in Iran, potentially including parties" subject to U.S. economic sanctions.
As a result of this news, shares of VASCO fell $0.86, or over 3.22%, on unusually heavy volume, to close at $25.83 on July 22, 2015.
If you are a member of the class, you may, no later than September 28, 2015, request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff of the class. A lead plaintiff is a representative party that acts on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. In order to be appointed lead plaintiff, the Court must determine that the class member's claim is typical of the claims of other class members, and that the class member will adequately represent the class.hig Under certain circumstances, one or more class members may together serve as "lead plaintiff." Your ability to share in any recovery is not, however, affected by the decision whether or not to serve as a lead plaintiff. You may retain Ryan & Maniskas, LLP or other counsel of your choice, to serve as your counsel in this action.
Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is a national shareholder litigation firm. Ryan & Maniskas, LLP is devoted to protecting the interests of individual and institutional investors in shareholder actions in state and federal courts nationwide. To learn more about the class action process, please visit: www.rmclasslaw.com.
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