OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Leonovus Inc. ("Leonovus") (TSXV: LTV) Leonovus discovered on February 24, 2019 that it has been the victim of a sophisticated bank fraud scam, suffering a loss of $571,000 USD. The scam was orchestrated by various external parties in Singapore, Zurich, Switzerland and Milan, Italy.
Leonovus is taking all appropriate steps, including working with the local police in Milan, to investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of this scam. Leonovus will also work with its insurance providers to determine whether the losses will be insured.
The losses suffered as a result of this scam has nothing to do with Leonovus products or core technology and will not affect the ongoing operations or business of Leonovus.
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SOURCE Leonovus Inc.
For further information: Leonovus Investor Inquiries, Christopher Benk, [email protected], +1-450-712-2452