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The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors with Losses on Their Investment in Agnico-Eagle Mines, Ltd. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of January 6, 2012 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position

Monday, December 19, 2011

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors with Losses on Their Investment in Agnico-Eagle Mines, Ltd. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of January 6, 2012 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position14:56 EST Monday, December 19, 2011NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Agnico-Eagle Mines, Ltd. ("Agnico-Eagle" or the "Company") (NYSE: AEM) securities between April 29, 2010 and October 19, 2011 (the "Class Period").For more information, click here: http://zlk.9nl.com/agnico-eagle.The Complaint alleges that during the Class Period, certain of the Company's current and former directors and officers failed to disclose material adverse facts regarding the Company's overall operational and financial condition and well-being.  On October 19, 2011, the Company issued a press release announcing the suspension of mining operation and gold production at its Goldex mine in Val d'Or, Quebec.  According to the press release, the cessation of underground mining was the result of a recommendation from a second rock mechanics consulting firm, which found that a weak volcanic rock unit in the hanging wall of the Goldex deposit had failed.  As a result, Agnico-Eagle revealed it would take a $260 million write off of its investment.  Upon this news, shares of Agnico-Eagle fell more than 18 percent.  If you suffered a loss in Agnico-Eagle stock you have until January 6, 2012 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://www.zlk.com/agnico-eagle-mines-aem.html.Levi & Korsinsky has expertise in prosecuting investor securities litigation and extensive experience in actions involving financial fraud and represents investors throughout the nation, concentrating its practice in securities and shareholder litigation. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.CONTACT:Levi & Korsinsky, LLPJoseph Levi, Esq.Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.30 Broad Street - 15th Floor New York, NY 10004            Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free:  (877) 363-5972Fax: (212) 363-7171www.zlk.com SOURCE Levi & Korsinsky, LLP