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Wolf Popper LLP Announces Investigation of Fraud Claims on Behalf of Investors in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolf Popper LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of investors in AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) resulting from AmTrust's disclosure that it will have to take a reserve charge of $65 million to strengthen reserves at its "specialty-program segment following extensive internal actuarial reviews." AmTrust investors can contact Fei-Lu Qian at 877.370.7703 or fqian@wolfpopper.com for more information.

Before the market opened on February 27, 2017, AmTrust reported financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016, which included a 43% decline in its fourth quarter net income, compared to the same period a year earlier.  Significantly, AmTrust disclosed that the decrease in the net income was due to "a reserve charge of $65 million, or approximately $0.24 per diluted shares, primarily related to strengthening of prior year loss and loss adjustment reserves in our Specialty Program segment."

On these disclosures, AmTrust's shares have fallen $4.70 per share, or 17%, on intraday trading on February 27, 2017.

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Wolf Popper LLP
Fei-Lu Qian
845 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Tel.: 877.370.7703
Fax: 877.370.7704
Email: fqian@wolfpopper.com

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