An investigation for investors in Gaia, Inc. (NASDAQ:GAIA) shares over potential securities laws violations by Gaia, Inc. was announced.
San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/06/2022 -- Gaia, Inc. is under investigation over potential securities laws violations in connection with certain financial statements.
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The investigation by a law firm focuses on whether a series of statements by Gaia, Inc. (NASDAQ: GAIA regarding its business, its prospects and its operations were materially false and misleading at the time they were made.
Louisville, CO based Gaia, Inc. operates a digital video subscription service and on-line community for underserved member base in the United States, Canada, Australia, and internationally. On November 7, 2022, Gaia, Inc. revealed "an investigation by the staff of the Denver Regional Office (the 'Staff') of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the 'SEC')" which began in June 2020. According to the Company, "[i]n September 2022, Gaia and Gaia's Chief Financial Officer ('CFO') reached an agreement in principle with the Staff on a framework for a complete resolution of the investigation." Further, according to the Company, "[t]he agreement in principle contemplates that Gaia would consent, without admitting or denying any findings, to the entry of an administrative order: (1) finding that Gaia (a) misstated in its April 29, 2019 earnings release and earnings call the number of paying subscribers for the period ending March 31, 2019, … and (b) failed to comply with SEC whistleblower protection requirements with respect to the termination of one employee and the language used in severance agreements for other employees; and (2) requiring Gaia to pay a total civil monetary penalty of $2,000[,000] over a one-year period for these violations. At the same time, the CFO would consent, without admitting or denying any findings, to the entry of an administrative order: (1) finding that the CFO caused Gaia's misstatements in the April 29, 2019 earnings release and earnings call that is described above; and (2) requiring the CFO to pay a civil monetary penalty of $50[,000]." The Company also stated "[t]here can be no assurance that the contemplated settlement will be finalized and approved."
Shares of Gaia, Inc. (NASDAQ: GAIA) declined from over $9 per share in early 2022 to as low as $2.22 per share on November 7, 2022.
Those who purchased shares of Gaia, Inc. (NASDAQ: GAIA) have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
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