SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
June 10, 2011
(Date of Report - Date of Earliest Event Reported)
First Cash Financial Services, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
690 East Lamar Blvd., Suite 400, Arlington, Texas 76011
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Item 8.01 Other Events
As previously disclosed in the Company’s Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on October 21, 2010, Mr. Phillip E. Powell, the former chairman of the Company, received a Wells Notice from the SEC on October 19, 2010 regarding a proposed civil enforcement action against Mr. Powell. On June 10, 2011, the SEC filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas against Mr. Powell alleging claims set forth in the Wells Notice. The Company was not named in the complaint.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: June 14, 2011
FIRST CASH FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.
/s/ R. DOUGLAS ORR
R. Douglas Orr
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)