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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of $100,000 Investing In Star Scientific, Inc. To

  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Excess Of
       $100,000 Investing In Star Scientific, Inc. To Contact The Firm

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 29, 2013

NEW YORK, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading
national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at
Star Scientific, Inc. ("Star Scientific" or the "Company") (NasdaqGM: STSI).

The investigation focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated
federal securities laws by failing to disclose that the Company engaged in
potentially illegal transactions involving certain private placements and
related party transactions since 2006 involving Star Scientific securities.

On January 23, 2013, financial news website TheStreet.com published an article
refuting claims that STSI was conducting clinical trials with Johns Hopkins.
On this news, Star Scientific shares declined $0.31 per share or nearly 12%,
to close at $2.44 per share.

In January and February 2013 the Company received subpoenas from the US
Attorney's office investigating transactions in the Company's securities,
including related party transactions, dating back to 2006. On March 18, 2013,
the Company disclosed this investigation to investors, announcing that the
Company and its directors had received subpoenas from the US Attorney's
office. The Company also announced that it was conducting an internal
investigation regarding these transactions.

On this news Star Scientific shares declined $0.35 per share or nearly 18% to
$1.63 on March 19, 2013.

Request more information now by clicking here: www.faruqilaw.com/STSI. There
is no cost or obligation to you.

Take Action

If you invested in Star Scientific stock or options between October 31, 2011
and March 18, 2013 and would like to discuss your legal rights, visit
www.faruqilaw.com/STSI. You can also contact us by calling Richard Gonnello
or Francis McConville toll free at 877-247-4292 or at 212-983-9330 or by
sending an e-mail to rgonnello@faruqilaw.com or fmcconville@faruqilaw.com.
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP also encourages anyone with information regarding Star
Scientific's conduct to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former
employees, shareholders and others.

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FARUQI & FARUQI, LLP
369 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Attn: Richard Gonnello, Esq.
rgonnello@faruqilaw.com

Francis McConville, Esq.
fmcconville@faruqilaw.com
Telephone: (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330



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