SOURCE: Shalov Stone & Bonner LLP

October 19, 2005 15:53 ET

New Information About Refco, Inc. Available at

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 19, 2005 -- Shalov Stone & Bonner LLP, which last week commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York a securities class action on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Refco, Inc. (NYSE: RFX), today announced that new information is now available on the only web site dedicated exclusively to the Refco class action litigation:

Among other things, the voluntary petition for bankruptcy filed in recent days by Refco, Inc., is available for download at no charge on the website.

Shalov Stone & Bonner LLP, which has extensive experience in the prosecution of class actions on behalf of investors, is continuing to actively investigate potential stockholder and bondholder claims against Refco's key executive officers, the company's principal outside auditor, and the lead underwriters for the company's recent initial public offering. For more information about the firm and the Refco litigation, please visit

If you would like to participate in this action or would like to discuss your legal rights, please contact Thomas G. Ciarlone, Jr., at Shalov Stone & Bonner LLP, 485 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1000, New York, New York 10018 (telephone: (212) 239-4340; e-mail:

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