Under Armour Is Subject of Federal Accounting Probes – WSJ

Federal authorities are investigating Under Armour Inc. UA 2.22% ’s accounting practices in a probe examining whether the sportswear maker shifted sales from quarter to quarter to appear healthier, according to people familiar with the matter.

As part of the probe, which hasn’t been made public, investigators questioned people in Baltimore, where the company is based, as recently as last week, one of the people said.

Justice Department prosecutors are conducting a criminal inquiry into the matter in coordination with civil investigators at the Securities and Exchange Commission, another person said.

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