LEA Disputes Ex-CEO's Trade Violation Claims

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 6:22 PM EST) -- Security gear manufacturer Law Enforcement Associates Corp. is challenging claims by its former CEO that the company fired him in retaliation for disclosing information to federal authorities as part of a probe into alleged export and insider trading law violations.

The Raleigh, N.C.-based company said in a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that former CEO Paul Feldman had launched a complaint against LEA with the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Nov. 17 alleging that the company had violated...
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