News Release Service Inadvertently Issues Hoax Press Release Identifying Javelin Pharmaceuticals (JAV) as Issuer
6/21/2010 6:31:18 AM
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Javelin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE -- Amex: JAV) ("Javelin") announces that on June 18, 2010, Business Wire, a news release service, inadvertently issued a hoax press release titled “US Supreme Court split – rules in favor of Big Pharma” that falsely identified Javelin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as the issuer of the information. The information in the release was false. Business Wire received the hoax release from an unknown third party, purporting to be an authorized representative of the company, and issued the release for pick-up by national news outlets at 11:19 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 18th.