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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in BofI Holding, Inc. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit – BOFI

STEVENSON, Md., Oct. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on behalf of purchasers of BofI Holding, Inc. (Nasdaq:BOFI) (“BofI” or the “Company”) securities during the period between September 4, 2013 and October 13, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until December 14, 2015 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff.

If you have suffered a loss from investment in BofI securities purchased on or after September 4, 2013 and held through the revelation of negative information during and/or at the end of the Class Period, as described below, and would like to learn more about this lawsuit and your ability to participate as a lead plaintiff, without cost or obligation to you, please visit our website at http://www.browerpiven.com/currentsecuritiescases.html. You may also request more information by contacting Brower Piven either by email at hoffman@browerpiven.com or by telephone at (410) 415-6616. No class has yet been certified in the above action. Members of the Class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff.

If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the Class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement for the Class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in Company securities during the Class Period. Brower Piven also encourages anyone with information regarding the Company’s conduct during the period in question to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.

The complaint accuses the defendants of violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by virtue of the defendants’ failure to disclose during the Class Period that BofI’s borrowers included foreign nationals who should have been off-limits under federal anti-money-laundering laws, that many BofI accounts lacked required tax identification numbers, and that the Company fired an internal auditor who raised the foregoing issues to management and to federal regulators.

According to the complaint, following the October 13, 2015 publication of a New York Times article reporting that a former internal auditor at BofI had filed a lawsuit against the Company for violating federal laws designed to protect whistle-blowers, which lawsuit revealed information not disclosed during the Class Period, the value of BofI shares declined significantly.

Attorneys at Brower Piven have extensive experience in litigating securities and other class action cases and have been advocating for the rights of shareholders since the 1980s. If you choose to retain counsel, you may retain Brower Piven without financial obligation or cost to you, or you may retain other counsel of your choice. You need take no action at this time to be a member of the class.

Charles J. Piven Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation 1925 Old Valley Road Stevenson, Maryland 21153 Telephone: 410-415-6616 hoffman@browerpiven.com

Source: Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation