SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by

  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an   Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Star Scientific,   Inc.  Business Wire  NEW YORK -- January 24, 2013  Levi & Korsinsky is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Star Scientific, Inc. (“Star Scientific” or the “Company”) (NasdaqGM: STSI) securities concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty.  For more information, click here: http://zlk.9nl.com/starscientific/.  On January 23, 2013, an online report published by The Street alleged that Star Scientific misled investors regarding the Company’s involvement with John Hopkins University in the clinical testing of the nutritional supplement antabine. The online report further cites a Johns Hopkins spokesperson, who indicated that the testing of antabine was “not conducted at or approved by Johns Hopkins.” Upon this news, shares of Star Scientific fell more than 11 percent.  If you own Star Scientific stock and wish to obtain additional information about the investigation and your legal rights, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/starscientific/.  Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in major securities lawsuits and have successfully recovered multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of investors. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.  Contact:  Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Joseph Levi, Esq. Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. Tel: 212-363-7500 Toll Free: 877-363-5972 Fax: 866-367-6510 www.zlk.com