SOURCE: Aurus Corporation

March 19, 2008 13:51 ET

Aurus Publishes Legal Opinion Regarding Proprietary Rights

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 19, 2008) - Aurus Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AURC) announces that it published on its website (http://www.auruscorp.com//attorney.pdf) the legal opinion that was made within a due diligence process concerning the ownership of the assets belonging to Krong, a fully owned subsidiary of Aurus. One of the leading law firms in Russia was chosen to verify the proprietary rights of Krong.

Kagan and Partners is a most respected law firm in Russia and has among its clients PepsiCo Holdings, Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Oriflame Cosmetics, Esselte, Unilever CIS, Baker Botts LLP, Hydro Aluminium (Norway), UniCredit Bank (Austria), Omnilife (Mexico), Delcam (UK), Marcora Costruzzioni (Italy), Esprit (Germany), Catrosa (Spain), Speak-Up (Poland), Megafon, Gasprom Factoring Company, etc.

Aurus also trusts that the legal opinion issued by this top tier law firm would dispel all recent false rumors that the Company does not exist and that its assets are fictitious.

About Aurus Corporation

Aurus Corporation is a publicly traded mining holding company with several precious metal properties and over 5 million ounces in gold reserves, trading under the ticker symbol AURC on the US Pinksheets market. Aurus seeks to continue to acquire proven gold and other precious metal reserves in Russia and other emerging countries and operate its mines through joint ventures and/or partnerships.

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