NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 27, 2017 / Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Halliburton Company (“Halliburton” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HAL). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Halliburton and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On October 21, 2011, Halliburton disclosed an internal investigation into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) by Halliburton personnel in Angola. On this news, Halliburton’s share price fell $0.97, or 2.1%, to close at $33.50 on October 21, 2011. On July 27, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Halliburton would pay $29.2 million in fines and penalties to settle allegations of FCPA violations in connection with the Company’s Angolan operations.
On this news, Halliburton’s share price has fallen as much as $0.54, or 1.22%, during intraday trading on July 27, 2017.
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SOURCE: Pomerantz LLP