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Klayman & Toskes P.A.
Notice to All WorldCom Employee Stock Option Plan Participants and Salomon Smith Barney Account Holders from the Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. -- WCOM
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. ("K&T"), representing numerous employee stock option plan participants throughout the Technology and Telecommunications industries in securities arbitration suits, continues to pursue claims on its clients' behalf against Salomon Smith Barney, Inc. ("Salomon") for alleged unlawful conduct. Recently, a securities action requesting class action certification has been initiated in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all clients of Salomon who purchased the common stock of WorldCom, Inc. (Nasdaq:WCOM) between May 15, 1999 and April 21, 2002. 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.
Klayman & Toskes P.A.
Notice to All Cisco Employee Stock Option Plan Participants from the Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. -- CSCO
SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Klayman & Toskes, P.A., a nationally known law firm who has substantial experience in prosecuting securities lawsuits on behalf of aggrieved investors, is pursuing an aggressive investigation on behalf of Cisco, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSCO) stock option plan participants. The law firm has filed suit on behalf of Cisco employees and announced that they are preparing to file additional claims against Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, & Smith, Inc., Salomon Smith Barney, Inc., Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Inc. and UBS PaineWebber, Inc.
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C.
Law Offices Bernard M. Gross: Shareholder Files Suit Against Directors and Officers of Allied Capital Corporation; Lead Plaintiff Petitions Due July 16, 2002 -- ALD
NEW YORK, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit was filed on May 29, 2002, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of all purchasers of the securities of Allied Capital Corporation (NYSE:ALD) ("Allied Capital" or the "Company"), between November 14, 2001 and May 16, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court or the Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C. Please visit our website at www.bernardmgross.com or contact us by phone at 866-561-3600 (toll free) or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seattle's Best Coffee
Seattle's Best Coffee(R) Debuts New Beverage: The Naughty Toddy(R)
SEATTLE, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Seattle's Best Coffee(r), a subsidiary of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFCE), today announced the introduction of a unique new summer coffee drink, the Naughty Toddy(r). The Naughty Toddy(r) is a cold coffee beverage, combining a remarkably smooth cold-brewed concentrated coffee made from Seattle's Best Coffee(r), half and half and Seattle's Best Coffee's(r) signature bittersweet chocolate.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Merrill Lynch Relating to Interliant, Inc. -- INIT
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to Brodsky & Smith, L.L.C., which has filed a class action against Merrill Lynch & Co., shareholders who purchased the common stock Interliant, Inc. ("Interliant" or the "company") (Nasdaq:INIT) between August 4, 1999 and April 8, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period") have until July 14, 2002 to seek appointment by the Court as one of the lead plaintiffs in this action.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin & Peckel LLP Commences Class Action Against Seitel, Inc. and Certain of its Officers and Directors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- SEI
NEW YORK, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, case number H-02-2030, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased Seitel, Inc. ("Seitel" or the "Company") common stock (NYSE:SEI) between July 13, 2000 and April 1, 2002, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). Seitel, Inc., Paul A. Frame, Debra D. Valice, Marcia H. Kendrick, and Herbert M. Pearlman are named as defendants in the action.