An investors in NASDAQ:CSII shares filed a lawsuit against Cardiovascular Systems Inc over alleged Securities Laws violations in connection with certain allegedly false and misleading statements.
Investors who purchased shares of Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSII) have certain options and for certain investors are short and strict deadlines running. Deadline: April 12, 2016. NASDAQ:CSII investors should contact the Shareholders Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1(858) 779 – 1554.
St. Paul, MN based Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. is a medical technology company that is engaged in treating patients suffering from peripheral and coronary arterial diseases.
The plaintiff claims that between September 12, 2011 and January 21, 2016 issued allegedly false and misleading statements to investors and/or allegedly failed to disclose that Cardiovascular Systems distributed illegal kickbacks to health care providers, that Cardiovascular Systems engaged in the off-label promotion of its medical devices, and that Cardiovascular Systems violated FDA laws and regulations in connection with its medical devices.
On May 9, 2014, Cardiovascular Systems Inc disclosed that it had received a letter on May 8, 2014 from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina stating that the Company is being investigated for possible violations of the False Claims Act , resulting in the submission of false claims to federal and state health care programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.
On July 8, 2015, Cardiovascular Systems Inc disclosed that a whistleblower lawsuit filed in 2013 had been unsealed. The lawsuit, brought by a former sales manager of Cardiovascular Systems Inc, alleged that Cardiovascular Systems Inc engaged in a fraudulent marketing scheme to maximize profits through illegal kickbacks, off-label promotion, and violations of federal laws and regulations. The lawsuit alleges several schemes to drive up sales, including “kickbacks” in which doctors were sent on all-expense-paid trips for training seminars in fancy settings and then told to use Cardiovascular Systems Inc devices on their next five or ten cases.
On February 19, 2016, NASAQ:CSII shares closed at $8.24 per share.
Those who purchased NASDAQ:CSII shares have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.
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