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INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 28, 2016 – FCX

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (“Freeport-McMoRan”) (NYSE:FCX) between February 27, 2015 and January 15, 2016.

You are hereby notified that a securities class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of Arizona. If you purchased or otherwise acquired Freeport-McMoRan Inc. securities between February 27, 2015 and January 15, 2016, your rights may be affected by this action. To get more information go to: http://zlk.9nl.com/freeport.

The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, defendants made materially false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Sjamsuddin, the chief executive officer of the Company’s Indonesian unit, had discussed, with senior officials in the Indonesian government, bribing Indonesian government officials in return for an extension of Freeport’s right to operate in the country; (ii) that Freeport had violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”); and (iii) as a result of the foregoing, Freeport’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

On January 19, 2016, Maroef Sjamsuddin, resigned, less than a month after the chairman of Freeport-McMoRan resigned.

If you suffered a loss in Freeport-McMoRan you have until March 28, 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 Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/freeport.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. The firm’s attorneys have extensive expertise and experience representing investors in securities litigation involving financial fraud, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP 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.com

Source:Levi & Korsinsky, LLP