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Microsoft Sued over Surface RT Sales Numbers

Class action accuses company of providing misleading information

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The law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has filed a class-action suit against Microsoft over what it claims was misleading information on the company's Surface RT sales.

Neowin.net posted about the suit on August 13, noting that it names as defendants Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, former Chief Financial Officer Peter Klein, corporate Vice President Frank Brod and Executive Vice President of Marketing Tami Reller.

The case was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of purchasers of Microsoft stock between April 18 and July 18 (the "Class Period"). The firm is seeking a lead plaintiff for the case.