NEW YORK, July 3, 2008 (LAWFUEL) — The Brualdi Law Firm P.C.
announces that a lawsuit has commenced in the United States District
Court for the Southern District of Ohio on behalf of purchasers of
Fifth Third Bancorp. (“Fifth Third” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq:FITB)
(NYSE:FTB-PA) (NYSE:FTB-PC) common stock during the period between
October 19, 2007 and June 17, 2008 (the “Class Period”).
No class has yet been certified in the above action. Until a class is
certified, you are not represented by counsel unless you retain one. If
you purchased Fifth Third common stock during the period described
above, you have certain rights, and have until no later than 60 days
from July 3, 2008 in which to move for Lead Plaintiff status. Any
member of the purported class may move the Court to serve as lead
plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing
and remain an absent class member.
To be a member of the class you need not take any action at this time,
and you may retain counsel of your choice. If you wish to discuss this
action or have any questions concerning this Notice or your rights or
interests with respect to these matters, please contact Sue Lee at The
Brualdi Law Firm, 29 Broadway, Suite 2400, New York, New York 10006, by
telephone toll free at (877) 495-1877 or (212) 952-0602, by email to
[email protected] or visit our website at
The Complaint alleges that the defendants violated federal securities
laws by issuing material misrepresentations to the market concerning
Fifth Third Bancorp’s financial condition and prospects, thereby
artificially inflating the price of Fifth Third Bancorp securities.