Levi & Korsinsky Announces Westpac Banking Class Action Investigation; WBK Lawsuit

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Levi & Korsinsky Announces Westpac Banking Class Action Investigation; WBK Lawsuit

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

February 17, 2020

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that a WBK class action lawsuit has been commenced on behalf of investors who purchased Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) securities between November 11, 2015 and November 19, 2019. For more on the Westpac Banking Class Action please contact us today.

According to the Westpac Banking lawsuit, throughout the Class Period defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) contrary to Australian law, the Company failed to report over 19.5 million international funds transfer instructions to the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (“AUSTRAC”); (2) the Company did not appropriately monitor and assess the ongoing money laundering and terrorism financing risks associated with movement of money into and out of Australia; (3) the Westpac did not pass on requisite information about the source of funds to other banks in the transfer chain; (4) despite being aware of the heightened risks, the Company did not carry out appropriate due diligence on transactions in South East Asia and the Philippines that had known financial indicators relating to child exploitation risks; (5) the Company’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Policy Program was inadequate to identify, mitigate and manage money laundering and terrorism financing risks; and (6) as a result, Defendants’ statements about its business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WBK CLASS ACTION, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/westpac-banking-corporation-loss-form?prid=5452&wire=9

If you suffered a loss in Westpac Banking you have until March 30, 2020 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.

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Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

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