SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. and Its Board of Directors and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of February 24, 2014 -- UEPS

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. ("Net 1" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:UEPS) common stock between August 27, 2009 and November 27, 2013.

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The complaint alleges that Net 1 misrepresented or failed to disclose that the Company's practices to secure contracts in South Africa were in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and, as a result, that the Company's financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

On December 4, 2012, Net 1 disclosed that it was under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding whether Net 1 and its subsidiaries violated provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other U.S. federal criminal laws by engaging in a scheme to make corrupt payments to officials of the Government of South Africa. Then, on November 29, 2013, Net 1 disclosed that the Constitutional Court of South Africa ruled that the tender process followed by the South African Social Security Agency in awarding a contract to Net 1's wholly owned subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services (Proprietary) Limited was constitutionally invalid.

If you suffered a loss in Net 1 you have until February 24, 2014 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. To obtain additional information, contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit

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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Joseph Levi, Esq. Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. 30 Broad Street - 24th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500 Toll Free: (877) 363-5972 Fax: (212) 363-7171 www.zlk.comSource:Levi & Korsinsky, LLP