SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors with Losses on Their Investment in Star Scientific, Inc. of Class Action

 SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors with Losses on Their
 Investment in Star Scientific, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline
              of May 24, 2013 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 14, 2013

NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class
action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the
Eastern District of Virginia against Star Scientific, Inc. ("Star Scientific"
or the "Company") (NasdaqGM: STSI).

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The complaint alleges that the defendants made materially false and misleading
statements concerning the Company's business and operations. In particular, it
is alleged that the Company misrepresented and/or failed to disclose that: (a)
the Company had engaged in potentially illegal transactions involving certain
private placements and related party transactions since 2006; and (b) the
Company received subpoenas from the U.S. Attorney's office investigating
potential securities fraud involving transactions dating back to 2006.

On March 18, 2013, the Company disclosed it was under investigation by the
U.S. Attorney's office, and announced the receipt of related subpoenas. The
Company also announced that it was conducting an internal investigation
regarding these transactions.

If you suffered a loss in Star Scientific you have until May 24, 2013  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. To obtain
additional information, contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at
jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (877) 363-5972, or visit
http://zlk.9nl.com/starscientific-stsi/.

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. Attorney advertising. Prior
results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT:
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Joseph Levi, Esq.
Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 363-7500
Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
Fax: (866) 367-6510
www.zlk.com

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