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Valeant calls for SEC investigation into short-seller's actions

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The sign of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc is seen at its headquarters in Laval, Quebec May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

By Caroline Humer and Euan Rocha

(Reuters) - Drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (VRX.TO) (VRX.N) said on Monday it has asked U.S. securities regulators to investigate a short-seller's "completely untrue" allegation that the company used its ties with a specialty pharmacy to inflate revenue, and said it would conduct a review of its pharmacy network.

Laval, Quebec-based Valeant fired back in a conference call with investors and analysts after the report by Citron Research, run by Andrew...


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