Clifton Star Resources Inc.

Clifton Star Resources Inc.

October 30, 2014 08:21 ET

Clifton Star Files for a Safeguard Order Regarding the Duparquet Option Agreements

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2014) - On October 29th, 2014 Clifton Star (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CFO) (FRANKFURT:C3T) filed proceedings before the Quebec Superior Court asking the Court to grant a safeguard order intended to preserve its rights under the Option Agreements regarding the Beattie, Donchester and Dumico properties (the "Duparquet project") pending the outcome of the litigation outlined below.

On or about June 19th, 2014 The Company was served with proceedings, as an impleaded party, in the course of an action on grounds of oppression instituted between some of the Optionors of the Duparquet project against other Optionors of the Duparquet project based on alleged improper transfers of mining titles that would have occurred over 20 years ago.

On August 15, 2014, the Plaintiffs in these original proceedings amended their action and included the Company as Co-Defendants instead of as an impleaded. As relates to the Company, Plaintiffs ask the Court to condemn the Company jointly and solidarily with the Co-Defendants to reimburse any and all amounts unjustly withdrawn or withheld from Beattie Gold Mines Ltd. and/or Border Chemical Company Limited. The Company strongly believes that the amended proceedings against it have been instituted as a means of exercising pressure on the Co-Defendants and that there is no basis in fact or in law for this recourse against the Company.

However, these proceedings have complicated the Company's quest for new financing as the Company has had to disclose to potential investors the risk to title even if it is, in the Company's opinion, a theoretical risk.

This litigation between the Optionors has further complicated renegotiating the terms of the existing options agreements as the Optionors are in active litigation with one another and neither party wishes to in any way compromise its position in that litigation.

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