WWE says Vince McMahon investigation cost $1.7M in the second quarter

WWE restores financial standing after Vince McMahon's exit

The former WWE CEO will have to pay $19.6 million in unrecorded expenses.

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. said it has wrapped up an internal investigation into improper accounting

And its former CEO Vince McMahon will pay $19.6 million in unrecorded expenses.

WWE shares rose 2.4% after the company also beat Wall Street's earnings target.

The company, now with its own investigation into McMahon, could face repercussions from regulators.

The company said in a filing, "The company has received

and in the future, regulatory, investigation and enforcement inquiries, summons

or may receive demands relating to these matters, or in relation to these matters.

For now, however, the investigation by the company's special committee is largely complete.