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MagneGas Engages Greenberg Traurig, LLP to Investigate Anonymous Short Seller Report

TAMPA, Florida, December 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), an award winning technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, today announced that it has hired a leading international law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, to investigate the source of an article written by an anonymous short seller in the Company's stock, as disclosed in the article, as well as any affiliated parties. The website does not contain the article author's telephone or other contact information but does clearly state the author is a short seller. The article contains multiple instances of materially false and misleading information.

Ermanno Santilli, CEO of MagneGas Corporation, commented, "We were never contacted by the author prior to publication of the article, and considering this was posted anonymously, we believe the author, and possible affiliated parties, had a specific agenda in publishing this report. We can only surmise that this was a deliberate attempt to cause harm to the Company and its shareholders.  Nevertheless, this is an exciting time in our company and we have been completely transparent, honest and accurate in our public reporting.  We will not allow malicious and cowardly attacks like this to go unanswered."

About MagneGas Corporation

MagneGas® Corporation (MNGA). The Company owns a patented process that converts various liquid wastes into hydrogen based fuels. These fuels can be used as a replacement to natural gas or for metal cutting. The Company's testing has shown the fuels are faster, cleaner and more productive than other alternatives on the market. They are also cost effective and safe to use with little changeover costs.  The Company currently sells MagneGas® into the metal working market as a replacement to acetylene.

The MagneGas(MNGA) fuel production systems can be set-up locally using various types of feedstock. The Company believes this flexibility can give them an advantage in the Government/Military marketplace as fuels can be manufactured on site from raw materials found locally worldwide and eliminates the time and expense of shipping to the specific military theater. The Company is planning to establish joint ventures with third parties to construct these supply facilities worldwide.

The Company also sells equipment for the sterilization of bio-contaminated liquid waste for various industrial and agricultural markets. In addition, the Company is developing a variety of ancillary uses for MagneGas® fuels utilizing its high flame temperature for co-combustion of hydrocarbon fuels and other advanced applications.  For more information on MagneGas®, please visit the Company's website at http://www.MagneGas.com .

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  These statements relate to future events, including our ability to raise capital, or to our future financial performance, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond our control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. Any forward-looking statement reflects our current views with respect to future events and is subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy and liquidity. We assume no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

For a discussion of these risks and uncertainties, please see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Our public filings with the SEC are available from commercial document retrieval services and at the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov .

Investor Contacts:
KCSA Strategic Communications
Philip Carlson / Brad Nelson
+1-212-896-1233 / +1-212-896-1217
pcarlson@kcsa.com / bnelson@kcsa.com

 

SOURCE MagneGas Corporation


Source: PR Newswire (December 22, 2015 - 12:54 PM EST)

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