NerdWallet says it did not file for bankruptcy, cites fraudulent filing

(Reuters) – NerdWallet Inc said on Saturday that it did not file for bankruptcy, saying a fraudulent filing appeared on an electronic public access service for U.S. federal court documents.

“NerdWallet did not file for bankruptcy. This is a fraudulent filing and we are actively investigating the situation,” the company said in a statement.

The filing that appeared earlier on Saturday was signed by Robert Johnson and listed an address in Buffalo, New York.

The corporate address provided appeared to belong to a residence.

(Reporting by Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)