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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Remind Investors of Class Action Involving VimpelCom Ltd. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of January 4, 2016 - VIP

NEW YORK, Dec. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP) securities between June 30, 2011 and November 2, 2015.

Click here to learn about the case: http://docs.wongesq.com/VIP-Info-Request-Form-1002. There is no cost or obligation to you.

The Complaint alleges that throughout the class period, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) VimpelCom had paid tens of millions of dollars to a company controlled by Gulnara Karimova (“Karimova”), daughter of the president of Uzbekistan; (ii) the payments to Karimova were unlawful bribes intended to secure VimpelCom’s access to Uzbekistan’s telecommunications market; and (iii) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ statements about VimpelCom’s business, operations, and prospects were false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On November 3, 2015, pre-market, VimpelCom announced that it had set aside $900 million for litigation costs in connection with U.S. and Dutch investigations into the Company’s operations in Uzbekistan.

If you suffered a loss in VimpelCom you have until January 4, 2016 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 vw@wongesq.com, by telephone at 212.425.1140, or visit http://docs.wongesq.com/VIP-Info-Request-Form-1002.

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.com

Source:The Law Offices of Vincent Wong