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BOSTON, May 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, informs investors that a securities fraud class action has been filed on behalf of purchasers of Jumia Technologies AG (NYSE:JMIA) shares during the period between April 12, 2019 and May 9, 2019 (the “Class Period”). Shareholders who lost money on their Jumia investment are encouraged to contact Block & Leviton LLP to learn more.
The pending lawsuit alleges that (i) Jumia materially overstated its active customers and active merchants; (ii) Jumia’s misleading representations about its orders, order cancellations, undelivered orders and returned orders materially overstated the Company’s sales; (iii) Jumia failed to sufficiently disclose related party transactions; and (iv) Jumia’s financial statements were prepared in violation of applicable accounting standards.
Earlier today, Citron Research released a video which purports to include evidence from current and former Jumia insiders regarding fraud at the company. Following the publication of this video, Jumia’s shares fell more than 8%.
If you have purchased or otherwise acquired Jumia securities and have questions about your legal rights, or possess information relevant to this case, you are encouraged to contact Block & Leviton LLP at (888) 868-2385, by email at email@example.com, or by visiting https://shareholder.law/jumia. Additionally, those interested in serving as lead Plaintiff must apply to do so before the July 14, 2019, lead plaintiff deadline.
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