LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Wagner Firm announces an investigation on behalf of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AFSI) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ potential violation of federal securities laws.
On February 27, 2017, the Company announced that it identified a material weakness in its internal control over financial reporting that existed as of December 31, 2016, and that it expects to correct errors in its financial statements for fiscal years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014, and certain financial information for fiscal years ended December 31, 2013 and 2012. The Company also announced that it intended to delay the filing of its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016. The Company noted that it appointed a new independent registered public accounting firm on April 1, 2016, and stated that additional time was needed to review its consolidated financial statements and internal controls over financial reporting. On this news, the Company’s stock price fell nearly 20% on February 27, 2017, thereby injuring investors.
If you purchased AmTrust shares, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Avi Wagner, Esquire, of The Wagner Firm, 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100, Los Angeles, California 90067, at (310) 491-7949, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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