PRLog - Oct. 2, 2012 - SAN DIEGO -- An investor in shares of Zagg Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG)
If you purchased shares of Zagg Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG)
According to the complaint the plaintiff alleges on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Zagg Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG)
Specifically the plaintiff claims that unbeknownst to NASDAQ:ZAGG shareholders, a "margin call situation" involving former CEO Robert G. Pedersen began in December 2011, whereby Robert G. Pedersen borrowed substantial amounts using his Zagg shares as collateral. The plaintiff says that although Robert G Pedersen ultimately resigned in August 2012 as the Company's CEO investors were not informed that he had pledged Zagg stock until after his resignation over eight months later.
On December 21, 2011, Pedersen sold nearly $2.6 million worth of Zagg stock.
The plaintiff says that at the time, shareholders were only informed that Robert Pedersen sold the stock to "meet an immediate financial obligation."
Then on August 17, 2012, Zagg Inc that its board of directors accepted that Pedersen had "stepped down as CEO and Chairman" effective immediately.
The plaintiff says that it was later disclosed that Pedersen had resigned after selling over 500,000 shares of Zagg common stock on August 14, 2012, at prices ranging between $8.10 and $8.43, to meet margin calls.
The plaintiff says that in a conference call held on August 28, 2012, Zagg Inc disclosed that Pedersen had sold an additional 1.2 million shares of Zagg stock to meet margin requirements.
Shares of Zagg Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG)
On September 6, 2012, NASDAQ:ZAGG shares closed at $8.31 per share.
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