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Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP - Representing Investors Who Purchased Intrepid Potash, Inc. - Announces Update to Shareholder Lawsuit.

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850.  -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP LLP - Lower Layer Protocol  -- representing shareholders of Intrepid Potash, Inc. - announces an April 20, 2009 deadline to move to be a lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit. All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Intrepid Potash, Inc. ("Intrepid Potash" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:IPI (Intelligent Peripheral Interface) A high-speed hard disk interface used with minis and mainframes that transfers data in the 10 to 25 MBytes/sec range. IPI-2 and IPI-3 refer to differences in the command set that they execute. See hard disk. ), pursuant and/or traceable to the Company's Initial Public Offering (the "IPO (Initial Public Offering) The first time a company offers shares of stock to the public. While not a computer term per se, many founders, employees and insiders of computer companies have found this acronym more exciting than any tech term they ever heard. ") on April 21, 2008 (the "Class"), may move the Court not later than April 20, 2009, to serve as lead plaintiff; however, you must meet certain legal requirements.

If you wish to receive a copy of the Complaint, or have any questions concerning your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 311, Los Angeles, California 90067, by telephone at (310) 201-9150, Toll Free at (888) 773-9224, or e-mail to info@glancylaw.com, or visit our website at www.glancylaw.com.

The Complaint charges Intrepid Potash, as well as a current and a former executive officer of the Company with violations of federal securities laws. Intrepid Potash engages in the production and marketing of muriate of potash muriate of potash: see potassium chloride.  in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .

The Complaint alleges that the Prospectus and Registration Statement (collectively the "Registration Statement") filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Company's IPO, contained false and misleading statements and failed to disclose or indicate the following: (1) that the Company's President and Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)

The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president.
 ("COO") had not received a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado University of Colorado may refer to:
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (flagship campus)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
  • University of Colorado system
 or a M.S. degree from Loyola Marymount University Marymount University is a coeducational, four-year Catholic university whose main campus is located in Arlington, Virginia. History
Marymount was founded in 1950 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM) as Marymount College, a two-year women's school.
, as represented in the Registration Statement; and (2) that the Company's President and COO had misrepresented his academic credentials in violation of the Company's Code of Business Conduct.

On February 11, 2009, investors were shocked by a report on the market issued by the Fraud Discovery Institute revealing that the Company's President and COO had affirmatively misrepresented his educational qualifications in the Registration Statement issued in connection with Intrepid Potash's IPO. In response to this news, shares of the Company's stock declined $1.52 per share, to close at $22.00 per share on February 11, 2009. This closing price for Intrepid Potash shares represented a cumulative loss of $10.00, or approximately 31%, of the value of the Company's shares from the time of its IPO just months earlier.

After the market closed on February 11, 2009, Intrepid Potash issued a press release which disclosed that the Company's President and COO was resigning, and confirmed that the statements contained in the Company's Registration Statement about the educational qualifications of the Company's President and COO were false and that the "misrepresentation misrepresentation

In law, any false or misleading expression of fact, usually with the intent to deceive or defraud. It most commonly occurs in insurance and real-estate contracts. False advertising may also constitute misrepresentation.
 of his academic credentials was a violation under the Company's Code of Business Conduct."

Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of Class members and is represented by Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, a law firm with significant experience in prosecuting shareholder lawsuits, and substantial expertise in actions involving corporate fraud.

If you are a member of the Class described above, you may move the Court, not later than April 20, 2009, to serve as lead plaintiff, however, you must meet certain legal requirements. If you wish to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this Notice or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Michael Goldberg, Esquire, or Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire, of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 311, Los Angeles, California 90067, by telephone at (310) 201-9150 or Toll Free at (888) 773-9224 or by e-mail to info@glancylaw.com.
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