Fifth Third Bancorp Lawsuit

401k / ERISA Stock Fraud

Fifth Third Bancorp

Fifth Third Bancorp NASD: FITB; NYSE: FTB-PA, FTB/PA, FTB-PC or FTB/PC has been accused of securities fraud. If you are a current or former employee or are a member of any of Fifth Third Bancorp investment plans or profit sharing retirement plans you may be included in this possible Fifth Third Bancorp 401K or Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action. If you purchased or held Fifth Third Bancorp stock in one of those plans during the periods October 19, 2007 to June 17, 2008, you may have a claim.

Under ERISA, Fifth Third Bancorp employees can file a lawsuit against the company for putting stock options at risk. Fifth Third Bancorp employees have a claim if they can prove their employer violated its fiduciary duty to its employees. Fiduciary duty refers to a company's responsibility to the people who invest in it. If an employer puts the company's interest ahead of the investors', it has broken its fiduciary duty. A fiduciary is a person that exercises discretion over the management of plan assets or exercises discretionary control over the administration of the plan.

ERISA is a federal law that sets minimum standards for pension and health plans set up by private businesses. ERISA was designed to protect people who participate in employee benefit plans, including employees with stock options in a company. Stock options are a form of compensation in which employees are given the opportunity to purchase shares of the company stock at a certain price.

Register your Fifth Third Bancorp 401K / ERISA Complaint

If you have suffered from Fifth Third Bancorp 401K plan losses, you may qualify for damages or remedies that may be awarded in a possible Fifth Third Bancorp ERISA class action lawsuit. Please click the link below to submit your complaint and we will have a lawyer review your ERISA complaint.

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