Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Class Action Against Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Its Board of Directors and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 17, 2014 -- AEGR

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of investors who purchased Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Aegerion" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:AEGR) securities between March 15, 2012 and January 9, 2014.

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The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (a) the Company marketed its drugs in violation of the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act; (b) as a result of these violations, the Company exposed itself to heightened regulatory scrutiny by the FDA and other governmental bodies; (c) as a result of the aforementioned, Aegerion's statements regarding the Company's business, operations, and prospects were materially false and misleading.

On January 10, 2014, Aegerion received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice requesting documents relating to the marketing and sale of the Company's JUXTAPID capsules. Upon this news, shares of Aegerion fell almost 11% to close at $65.77 per share.

If you suffered a loss in Aegerion you have until March 17, 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