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Hagens Berman Alerts Intel Corporation Investors to Securities Class Action Concerning Chip Vulnerability Disclosures, Possible Improper Insider Trading, and the March 12, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to the securities class action pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California and to the March 12, 2018 Lead Plaintiff deadline.  If you purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Intel between July 27, 2017 and January 4, 2018 and suffered losses contact Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP.  For more information, visit:

/EIN News/ -- or contact Reed Kathrein, who is leading the firm’s investigation, by calling 510-725-3000 or emailing

On January 2, 2018, news outlets began reporting security flaws in certain Intel processor designs.  A Google team reportedly uncovered two security flaws.  The more serious (“Meltdown”) apparently affects only Intel chips.  The other (“Spectre”) affects microprocessors from Intel, AMD and ARM. One researcher called Meltdown “probably one of the worst CPU bugs ever found.”  Google reportedly conveyed its findings to Intel on June 1, 2017.

This news drove the price of Intel shares down over 5% during two trading days to close at $44.43 on January 4, 2018.

Shortly before the news broke, Intel’s CEO sold substantial amounts of his Intel shares, reaping millions of dollars.

“We’re focused on the extent of Intel’s undisclosed chip problems, when senior executives knew of the problems, potentially improper insider trading, and the damages inflicted on Intel investors,” said Hagens Berman partner Reed Kathrein.

Whistleblowers:  Persons with non-public information regarding Intel should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program.  Under the new program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC.  For more information, call Reed Kathrein at 510-725-3000 or email

About Hagens Berman
Hagens Berman is a national investor-rights law firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington with 70+ attorneys in 11 offices across the country.  The Firm represents investors, whistleblowers, workers and consumers in complex litigation.   More about the firm and its successes can be found at  For the latest news visit our newsroom or follow us on Twitter at @classactionlaw.

Reed Kathrein, 510-725-3000




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