Bloomberg Law
Aug. 3, 2021, 4:21 PMUpdated: Aug. 3, 2021, 6:06 PM

Activision Blizzard Hid Harassment Probe, Investor Suit Says (2)

Mike Leonard
Mike Leonard
Legal Reporter

An Activision Blizzard Inc. investor hit the video game giant Tuesday with federal securities fraud claims in Los Angeles claiming it kept shareholders in the dark about an ongoing state investigation into its toxic workplace culture.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, also targets Activision Blizzard’s CEO, chief financial officer, and ex-CFO.

The suit accuses the company of stuffing its securities filings with vague disclosures about “routine” legal claims to deflect attention from the existential threat posed by an investigation into its “frat boy” culture by the California Department of Fair ...

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