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Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 23, 2021



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   000-55790   39-2079974

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1490 N.E. Pine Island Road, Suite 5D

Cape Coral, Florida

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (239) 542-0643



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
N/A   N/A   N/A






Item 4.01 Change in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant


On December 23, 2021 Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (the “Company”) engaged Ram Associates, Certified Public Accountants (“Ram Associates”) to serve as the Company’s independent registered accounting firm. As a result of the engagement of Ram Associates, the Company on December 27, 2021 dismissed MaloneBailey, LLP, (“MaloneBailey”), as its independent registered accountant. The decision to change accountants was approved by the Board of Directors of the Company. MaloneBailey’s audit report on the Company’s financial statements for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2020 and 2019 did not contain an adverse opinion or a disclaimer of opinion and were not qualified or modified as to uncertainty, audit scope or accounting principles, except that, the audit report included an explanatory paragraph with respect to the uncertainty as to the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern. During the years ended December 31, 2020 and 2019 and during the subsequent interim period preceding the date of MaloneBailey’s dismissal, there were (i) no disagreements with MaloneBailey on any matter of accounting principles or practices, financial statement disclosure or auditing scope or procedure, and (ii) no reportable events (as that term is defined in Item 304(a)(1)(v) of Regulation S-K). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company communicated to MaloneBailey that it has material weaknesses in internal controls over financial reporting as described in Item 9A of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.


Prior to engaging Ram Associates, the Company did not consult with Ram Associates regarding the application of accounting principles to a specific completed or contemplated transaction, or the type of audit opinion that might be rendered on the Company’s financial statements.


The Company has requested MaloneBailey to furnish it with a letter addressed to the SEC stating whether it agrees with the statements made above by the Company. The Company has filed this letter as an exhibit to this 8-K.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit   Description
16.1   Letter from MaloneBailey LLP
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)






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 hereunto duly authorized.


Date: December 30, 2021 By: /s/ Barry Kostiner
  Name: Barry Kostiner
  Title: Interim Chief Executive Officer