Lifshitz Law Firm Announces Investigation of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp., Newport Bancorp, Inc., Hot Topic, Inc., and

 Lifshitz Law Firm Announces Investigation of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.,
          Newport Bancorp, Inc., Hot Topic, Inc., and AutoInfo, Inc.

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NEW YORK, March 12, 2013

NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.

Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of
fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed sale of Asset Acceptance
Capital Corp. (NASDAQGS: AACC) ("Asset Acceptance") to Encore Capital Group,
Inc. ("Encore") in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the
agreement, Encore will acquire Asset Acceptance for $6.50 per share, which
represents a total equity value of approximately $200 million. Asset
Acceptance shareholders will have the option to receive their consideration in
cash or Encore stock or any combination of cash and Encore stock, at their
election, with the aggregate stock consideration across all stockholders
capped at 25 percent of the total equity consideration to be received.

For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M.
Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail
including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com.

Newport Bancorp, Inc.

Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of
fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed sale of Newport Bancorp, Inc.
(NASDAQGM: NFSB) ("Newport Bancorp") to SI Financial Group, Inc. ("SI
Financial") in a cash and stock transaction. Under the terms of the merger
agreement, stockholders of Newport Bancorp will have the right to elect to
receive either $17.55 in cash or 1.5129 shares of SI Financial common stock in
exchange for each share of Newport Bancorp held by them, subject to proration
procedures so that 50 percent of the outstanding Newport Bancorp common shares
is converted into SI Financial common stock and the balance is converted into
the cash consideration.

For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M.
Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail
including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com.

Hot Topic, Inc.

Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of
fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed sale of Hot Topic, Inc.
(NASDAQGS: HOTT) ("Hot Topic") to Sycamore Partners in a cash transaction.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, Sycamore Partners will acquire Hot
Topic for $14.00 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $600 million.

For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M.
Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail
including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com.

AutoInfo, Inc.

Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of
fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed sale of AutoInfo, Inc.  (OTCBB:
AUTO) ("AutoInfo") to a subsidiary of an investment fund managed by Comvest
Partners for $1.05 per share in cash.

For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M.
Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail
including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com.

Lifshitz Law Firm is a New York based law firm with significant experience
representing investors in merger-related shareholder class actions,
shareholder derivative actions, and securities fraud class actions. For more
information about the firm, please visit our website at www.jlclasslaw.com.

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Contact:

Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq.
Lifshitz Law Firm
Phone: 212-213-6222
Email: info@jlclasslaw.com

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