Notice to all Salomon Smith Barney, Inc. customers from the Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A.

August 15, 2002

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NEW YORK -- The Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. ("K&T") (http://www.nasd-law.com), representing numerous Salomon Smith Barney, Inc. ("Smith Barney") customers, continues to investigate and pursue claims on its clients' behalf against the brokerage house, a unit of Citigroup, Inc. A suit was filed against Smith Barney before the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. ("NASD") seeking compensatory and punitive damages for violations of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, state securities laws, common law fraud, breach of contractual and fiduciaries duties, and gross negligence. The suit alleges that Smith Barney acted fraudulently in regard to the investments in the following securities: Level 3 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: LVLT - News)
Williams Communications Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WCGRQ - News)
Winstar Communications, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: WCIIM WCIIO WCIIP) The sole purpose of this release is to investigate, on behalf of our clients, sales practice violations at Smith Barney. The firm is investigating securities violations including the misuse of margin, the misuse of stock option plans, failure to supervise, unsuitability claims, misrepresentation and material omissions of fact, and excessive trading/churning of customers' accounts. We would greatly appreciate any information concerning the method or process used by Smith Barney with regard to the handling of their clients' accounts. Klayman & Toskes, P.A. has offices in California, Florida and New York and represents investors throughout the nation. If you wish to discuss this announcement or have information relevant to our lawsuits, please contact Lawrence L. Klayman, Esquire of Klayman & Toskes, P.A., 888-997-9956 or visit us on the web at http://www.nasd-law.com. Salomon Smith Barney

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