CLASS ACTION UPDATE for GNUS, AEP and NKLA: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 21, 2020 / Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders interested in serving as lead plaintiff have until the deadlines listed to petition the court. Further details about the cases can be found at the links provided. There is no cost or obligation to you.

GNUS Shareholders Click Here: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/genius-brands-international-inc-information-request-form?prid=9427&wire=1
AEP Shareholders Click Here: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/american-electric-power-company-inc-information-request-form?prid=9427&wire=1
NKLA Shareholders Click Here: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/nikola-corporation-f-k-a-vectoiq-acquisition-corp-information-request-form?prid=9427&wire=1

* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BELOW *

Genius Brands International, Inc (NASDAQ: GNUS)

GNUS Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased March 17, 2020 - July 5, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline : October 19, 2020
TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/genius-brands-international-inc-information-request-form?prid=9427&wire=1

According to the Genius Brands lawsuit defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose material information regarding: (i) Nickelodeon's purported broadcast expansion of Genius's Rainbow Rangers cartoon; (ii) subscription fees for the Kartoon Channel!; and (iii) the Company's growth potential and overall prospects as a company.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE: AEP)

AEP Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased November 2, 2016 - July 24, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline : October 19, 2020
TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/american-electric-power-company-inc-information-request-form?prid=9427&wire=1

According to the filed complaint, during the class period, American Electric Power Company, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the Company covertly participated in the "the largest public corruption case in Ohio history"; (2) the Company secretly funneled substantial funds to Ohio political organizations and politicians to bribe politicians to pass Ohio House Bill 6 ("HB6"), which benefited the Company and its coal-fired generation assets; (3) the Company partially funded a massive, misleading advertising campaign in support of HB6 and in opposition to a ballot initiative to repeal HB6 by passing substantial sums through a web of dark money entities and front companies in order to conceal the Company's involvement; (4) the Company aided in subverting a citizens' ballot initiative to repeal HB6; (5) as a result of the foregoing, defendants' statements regarding the Company's regulatory and legislative efforts were materially false and misleading; 6) as a result of the foregoing, the Company would face increased scrutiny; (7) the Company was subject to undisclosed risk of reputational, legal, and financial harm; (8) the bribery scheme would jeopardize the benefits the Company sought brought by HB6; (9) as opposed to the its repeated public statements regarding a move to clean energy, the Company sought a dirty energy bailout; (10) as opposed to the Company's repeated public statements regarding protection of its customers' interests, the Company sought an extra and state-mandated surcharge on its customers' bills; and (11) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' statements about its business, operations, and prospects, were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.

Nikola Corporation, f/k/a VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA)

NKLA Lawsuit on behalf of: investors who purchased March 3, 2020 - September 15, 2020
Lead Plaintiff Deadline : November 16, 2020
TO LEARN MORE, VISIT: https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/nikola-corporation-f-k-a-vectoiq-acquisition-corp-information-request-form?prid=9427&wire=1

According to the filed complaint, during the class period, Nikola Corporation, f/k/a VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) VectoIQ did not engage in proper due diligence regarding its merger with Nikola; (2) Nikola overstated its "in-house" design, manufacturing, and testing capabilities; (3) Nikola overstated its hydrogen production capabilities; (4) as a result, Nikola overstated its ability to lower the cost of hydrogen fuel; (5) Nikola founder and Executive Chairman, Trevor Milton, tweeted a misleading "test" video of the Company's Nikola Two truck; (6) the work experience and background of key Nikola employees, including Mr. Milton, had been overstated and obfuscated; (7) Nikola did not have five Tre trucks completed; and (8) as a result, defendants' public statements were materially false and/or misleading at all relevant times.

You have until the lead plaintiff deadlines to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.

Levi & Korsinsky is a nationally recognized firm with offices in New York, California, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise and experience representing investors in securities litigation and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph E. Levi, Esq.
55 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10006
jlevi@levikorsinsky.com
Tel: (212) 363-7500
Fax: (212) 363-7171
www.zlk.com

SOURCE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP



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