JBI, Inc. to Issue Restated Financial Statements
NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario, June 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JBI, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: JBIIE) is providing notice that the Company's previously issued audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2009, filed on Form 10-K with the Securities & Exchange Commission ("SEC") on March 31, 2010 and the interim financial statements for the period ended September 30, 2009, filed on Form 10-Q with the SEC on November 16, 2009, should no longer be relied upon due to questions regarding: 1) the accounting treatment and related disclosures of two acquisitions which were completed during 2009 and 2) the valuation of media credits acquired by the Company during 2009 through the issuance of common stock. The Company's former independent registered public accounting firm, Gately and Associates, which was dismissed on May 13, 2010, was informed of the matters disclosed above.
Subject to approval by its new independent auditors, Withum Smith + Brown, PC, the Company intends to file revised financial statements as soon as they are available. The Company has hired Moore Stevens to assist in this effort, and provide ongoing accounting expertise.
JBI, Inc. is a technology company focused on injecting intelligence into existing products and processes, making them efficient and profitable. JBI seeks to innovate new solutions to issues facing today's world, including environmental concerns. JBI currently has four business lines including JBI's tape data recovery, JAVACO, PAK-IT LLC and our new Plastic2Oil business. Information on our company and all of our products and services can be found at www.jbiglobal.com.
This press release contains statements, which may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees as of 1995. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of JBI, Inc., and members of its management as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results.
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