NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Southern District of New York on behalf of holders of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC ("Och-Ziff" or the "Company") (NYSE:OZM) securities between February 9, 2012 and April 25, 2014.
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The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Och-Ziff made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (a) the Company violated relevant anti-bribery laws by accepting an investment from the Libyan Investment Authority, a sovereign wealth fund; (b) the Company loaned $234 million to help finance ventures in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; (c) beginning in 2011 the Company received subpoenas from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") in connection with the above; and (d) as a result of the above, the Company's financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
On February 3, 2014, it was announced that Och-Ziff was part of a widening DOJ investigation of banks, private-equity firms, and hedge funds, relating to the possible violation of anti-bribery laws in their dealings with Libya's government-run investment fund.
If you suffered a loss in Och-Ziff you have until July 7, 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 email@example.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/och-ziff-capital-management-ozm.
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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