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Metzler Investment GMBH v. Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Citation:540 F.3d 1049 (2008)
Because Corinthian campuses were allegedly pervaded by fraudulent admission practices, the complaint alleges that virtually every Class Period statement discussing Corinthian’s financial status was false. Specifically, it alleges that public statements in regulatory disclosures and related documents regarding the company’s financial performance were rendered false by the fact that Corinthian’s underlying fraudulent practices remained hidden. The complaint thus alleges that any positive financial statement released by the company created the decidedly false impression among investors that Corinthian’s success was due to legitimate business means that could be expected to continue.
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