SOURCE: Federman & Sherwood

April 09, 2009 15:13 ET

Federman & Sherwood Announces Expansion of Class Period in Securities Litigation Against Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY)

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--(Marketwire - April 9, 2009) - Federman & Sherwood, a nationally recognized securities law firm, announces an expansion of the class period in securities litigation filed on March 6, 2009 against Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY). Allegations include violations of federal securities laws, Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5, including allegations of issuing a series of false misrepresentations to the market.

The expanded class period is for those investors who purchased stock in the Company between February 13, 2008 and February 23, 2009. If you are a member of the Class as described above, you may move the Court no later than Tuesday, May 5, 2009, to serve as a lead plaintiff for the Class. However, in order to do so, you must meet certain legal requirements pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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