LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has initiated an investigation on behalf of Block, Inc. ( “Block” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SQ) investors regarding the Company’s possible violations of federal securities laws.
If you have suffered a loss on your Block investments or would like to inquire about possible claims to recover your loss under federal securities laws, you may submit your contact information at www.glancylaw.com/ cases/block-inc/. You may also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, toll-free at 888-773-9224, or by email at [email protected] to find out more about your rights.
On April 4, 2022, Block announced that a former employee improperly downloaded certain reports from the company’s subsidiary, Cash App Investing, on December 10, 2021. Information in the reports included full client names and brokerage account numbers, as well as brokerage services. portfolio value, brokerage portfolio holdings and/or stock trading activity. No less than 8.2 million Cash App Investing customers have been affected. The former employee viewed these reports after his employment ended.
On this news, Block’s stock fell $9.27, or 6.4%, to close at $135.92 per share on April 5, 2022, hurting investors.
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Notice of denunciation: People with nonpublic information about Block should consider their options to help the investigation or take advantage of the SEC’s whistleblower program. Under this program, whistleblowers who provide original information can receive rewards of up to 30% of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Charles H. Linehan at 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224 or email [email protected]
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