SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Doral Financial Corporation - DRL

May 08, 2014, 20:03 ET from Pomerantz LLP

NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Doral Financial Corporation ("Doral" or the "Company") (NYSE: DRL) (CUSIP: 25811P886).  Investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.

The investigation concerns whether Doral and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

On May 1, 2014, the Company announced that it has been advised by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the "FDIC") that the bank could not include some or all of the its receivables from the Puerto Rican government in its calculation of Tier 1 capital.  Puerto Rico tax receivables accounted for $289 million of the bank's approximately $679 million of Tier 1 Capital as of December 31, 2013.

On this news, shares of Doral fell $6.09, or more than 62%, on intraday trading to $3.73, on unusually heavy trading volume on May 2, 2014.

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