INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. Investors

BENSALEM, Pa.--()--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (“UEPS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: UEPS) securities between September 12, 2018 and November 8, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”). UEPS investors have until February 3, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.

Investors suffering losses on their UEPS investments are encouraged to contact the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith to discuss their legal rights in this class action at 888-638-4847 or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com.

On November 8, 2018, after the market close, UEPS disclosed that the Company’s consolidated financial statements for the year ended June 30, 2018 should no longer be relied upon, and indicated that they would be restated.

On this news, the Company’s share price fell $2.16 per share, or more than 30%, to close at $4.84 per share on November 9, 2018.

The complaint filed in this class action alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the Company lacked effective internal control over financial reporting; (2) that the Company had misclassified its investment in Cell C Proprietary Limited; (3) that the Company's financial statements for the fiscal year 2018 were overstating its income; and (4) that, as a result of the foregoing, the Company's financial statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

If you purchased UEPS securities, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, toll-free at (888) 638-4847, or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com, or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.

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Contacts

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Howard G. Smith, Esquire
215-638-4847
888-638-4847
howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com
www.howardsmithlaw.com

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INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. Investors

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Contacts

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Howard G. Smith, Esquire
215-638-4847
888-638-4847
howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com
www.howardsmithlaw.com