SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Remind Investors of Class Action Involving BancorpSouth, Inc. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of September 29, 2014 -- BXS

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of investors who purchased BancorpSouth, Inc. ("BancorpSouth" or the "Company") (NYSE:BXS) securities between January 8, 2014 and July 21, 2014.

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The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period the Company failed to disclose material adverse factors including that: (a) the Company's operations and credit practices violated the Bank Secrecy act ("BSA") and federal anti-money-laundering programs; (b) the Company's lending practices were not compliant with regulations promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and (c) as a result of the foregoing BancorpSouth's financial statements were materially false and misleading.

If you suffered a loss in BancorpSouth you have until September 29, 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 Vincent Wong, Esq. either via email, by telephone at 212.425.1140, or visit

Vincent Wong, Esq. is an experienced attorney that has represented investors in securities litigations involving financial fraud and violations of shareholder rights. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT: Vincent Wong, Esq. 39 East Broadway Suite 304 New York, NY 10002 Tel. 212.425.1140 Fax. 866.699.3880 E-Mail: vw@wongesq.comSource:The Law Offices of Vincent Wong