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DALLAS, Feb. 14 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — The l…

DALLAS, Feb. 14 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — The law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona on behalf of purchasers of Hypercom
Corporation (NYSE: HYC)(“Hypercom” or the “Company”) securities during the
period between April 30, 2004 and February 3, 2005, inclusive (the “Class
Period”).

The complaint alleges that defendants violated federal securities laws
through the issuance of a series of materially false and misleading statements
to the market which caused their securities to trade at artificially inflated
market prices. On February 4, 2005, the Company issued a press release
stating that leases originated during the Class Period by the Company’s UK
subsidiary, Hypercom EMEA, Inc., were improperly accounted for as “sales-type
leases, rather than operating leases.” This error applied to approximately
3,200 leases, and as a result of this, the Company had to restate its net
revenues for the first three quarters of 2004. The Company currently
estimates that the net revenue for nine months ending September 30, 2004 will
decrease up to $4.0 million, and the operating profit for the same period will
decrease by approximately 65 to 75% of the amount of the net revenue
reduction.

This news shocked the market. Shares of Hypercom fell $1.00, or 18.32%,
to close at $4.46 per share on unusually high trading volume.

If you acquired the securities of Hypercom during the Class Period and
meet certain legal requirements, you may, no later than April 11, 2005, move
for appointment of lead plaintiff on behalf of the proposed class.

If you are a member of this class and would like to take action in this
suit, please visit Baron & Budd online at http://www.securitiesactions.com .
Information on your legal rights can be obtained by contacting the law firm of
Baron & Budd, P.C. at 1-800-222-2766.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.
Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights
of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With over 70
attorneys and offices in Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Louisiana, and New York, Baron
& Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiff’s bar. The
firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by
asbestos; leukemia caused by benzene; injuries caused by other toxic
substances and unsafe pharmaceuticals; water authorities seeking clean-up
costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors defrauded by
corporate wrongdoing; and consumers in class actions. For more information on
the firm, call 1-800-222-2766 or visit http://www.baronandbudd.com .

British MP George Galloway and his opponent the Daily Telegraph will leave no stone unturned to sort out what could be a spectacular libel case.