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Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS) Investor Alert: Lawsuit Alleges False Statements

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of investors in Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS) shares over alleged securities laws violations. Deadline: February 24, 2014. NASDAQ:UEPS investors should contact the Shareholders Foundation at mail@shareholdersfoundation.com

 
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San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/14/2014 -- An investor, who purchased shares of Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS), filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Southern District of New York over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws by Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc in connection with certain allegedly false and misleading statements made between August 27, 2009 and November 27, 2013.

Investors who purchased shares of Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS) have certain options and for certain investors are short and strict deadlines running. Deadline: February 21, 2014. NASDAQ:UEPS investors should contact the Shareholders Foundation at mail@shareholdersfoundation.com or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.

According to the complaint the plaintiff alleges on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS) between August 27, 2009 and November 27, 2013, that Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc and certain of its officers and directors violated the Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder.

More specifically, the plaintiff alleges that defendants made allegedly false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc’s practices to secure contracts in South Africa were in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), and that as a result of the above, Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc's financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc reported that its Total Revenue rose from $343.42 million for the 12 months period that ended on June 30, 2011 to $452.15 million for the 12 months period that tended on June 30, 2013, and that its respective Net Income increased from $2.65 million to $12.98 million.

Shares of Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UEPS) grew from $5.00 per share in late 2012 to as high as $12.70 per share in August 2013.

Then on December 2, 2013, Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc announced that the South African Constitutional Court ruled that the tender process followed by the South African Social Security Agency in awarding a contract to Net 1 UEPS Technologies’ wholly owned subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services (Proprietary) Limited was constitutionally invalid.

NASDAQ:UEPS shares declined from $11.53 per share on November 27, 2013, to $7.84 per share on December 9, 2013.

On January 10, 2014, NASDAQ:UEPS shares closed at $8.69 per share.

Those who purchased shares of Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

Contact:
Shareholders Foundation, Inc.
Trevor Allen
3111 Camino Del Rio North - Suite 423
92108 San Diego
Phone: +1-(858)-779-1554
Fax: +1-(858)-605-5739
mail@shareholdersfoundation.com