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SHAREHOLDER CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA – CXW

Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of those who purchased or otherwise acquired shares of Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) (“CCA” or the “Company”) between February 27, 2012 and August 17, 2016, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

CCA investors may receive additional information about the case by clicking the link "Join this Class Action" above. 

CCA, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages private prisons and other correctional facilities in the United States, and provides inmate residential and prisoner transportation services for governmental agencies.  

The complaint alleges that CCA and certain of its executive officers made a series of false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose to investors during the Class Period that: (i) CCA’s facilities lacked adequate safety and security standards and were less efficient at offering correctional services than the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (“BOP”) facilities; (ii) CCA’s rehabilitative services for inmates were less effective than those provided by BOP; (iii) consequently, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) was unlikely to renew and/or extend its contracts with CCA; and (iv) as a result of the foregoing, CCA’s public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

As detailed in the complaint, on August 18, 2016, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced the DOJ’s decision to end its use of private prisons, including those operated by CCA, after officials concluded that the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the federal government.

Following this news, shares of the Company’s stock declined $9.65 per share, or over 35%, to close on August 18, 2016 at $17.57 per share, on unusually heavy trading volume.

If you are a member of the class described above, you may no later than October 24, 2016, move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff of the class, if you so choose. 

A lead plaintiff is a representative party that acts on behalf of other class members in directing the litigation.  In order to be appointed lead plaintiff, the Court must determine that the class member’s claim is typical of the claims of other class members, and that the class member will adequately represent the class.  Your ability to share in any recovery is not, however, affected by the decision whether or not to serve as a lead plaintiff. Any member of the purported class may move the court to serve as a lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an inactive class member.

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP has not filed a complaint in this matter.  If you wish to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP toll free at 1-888-299-7706 or 1-610-667-7706, or via e-mail at info@ktmc.com.

CONTACT:
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP
Darren J. Check, Esq.
D. Seamus Kaskela, Esq.
Adrienne Bell, Esq.
280 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087 1-888-299-7706 (toll free) or 1-610-667-7706
Or by e-mail at info@ktmc.com

Please complete this form and list your purchase and sale transaction(s) for Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) between February 27, 2012 and August 17, 2016, inclusive (the “Class Period”):

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Acquisitions
Date Aquired
Number of Shares Acquired
Acquisition Price Per Share
Sales
Date Sold
Number of Shares Sold
Selling Price Per Share
Did you purchase shares of Corrections Corporation of America prior to the class period?
Are you a current or former employee of Corrections Corporation of America ?
The submission of this form does not create an attorney-client relationship, nor an obligation on the part of Kessler Topaz or you to file a lead plaintiff motion in this matter. Any information you submit will be maintained as confidential. If Kessler Topaz, in its sole discretion, believes that you might be an appropriate lead plaintiff candidate, Kessler Topaz will contact you to discuss the matter and whether to establish an attorney client relationship. By signing this form you are authorizing us to contact you regarding this case and/or future cases.
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