NEW YORK, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Caterpillar Inc. ("Caterpillar" or the "Company") (NYSE: CAT). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980.
The investigation concerns whether Caterpillar and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.
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On March 2, 2017, law enforcement officials executing a search warrant searched the Company's facilities in Peoria, Illinois. The Peoria Journal Star newspaper reported that some of the officials that were seen entering Caterpillar's headquarters wore jackets bearing the logo of the Internal Revenue Service.
On this news, Caterpillar's share price has fallen as much as $4.05, or 4.11%, during intraday trading on March 2, 2017.
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