March 24, 2008 13:53 ET

Fortress Financial Group, Inc. -- Hunt Gold Corporation Stock Distribution

Company Updates Its Stockholders on the Distribution of the Hunt Gold Corporation Stock Certificates

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Fortress Financial Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FFGO) confirms that the Transfer Agent to Hunt Gold Corporation has posted all stock certificates in that Company to all eligible stockholders. A large number of stockholders have acknowledged receipt of their stock certificates.

We have been contacted by certain stockholders who have not as yet received their stock dividends in Hunt Gold Corporation. Should you be entitled to these shares in Hunt Gold Corporation, we would ask that you contact the Transfer Agent directly to ensure that you receive your shares of Hunt Gold Corporation stock without delay.

The contact details for the Transfer Agent to Hunt Gold Corporation are as follows:

First American Stock Transfer, Inc.
706 E Bell Rd
Suite 202

(602) 485-1346 Phone
(602) 485-4091 Fax

About Fortress Financial Group, Inc.

Fortress Financial Group, Inc. is primarily engaged in the issuing and marketing of prepaid debit and credit card and related payment solution activities. It has just announced the acquisition of Moneyworx, Inc., a reseller of MasterCard prepaid USA Domestic and International Prepaid Debit Cards. Fortress Financial Group, Inc. will be launching its own label "Fortress" International Debit Card in the second quarter of 2008.

The Company operates through Fortress Card Solutions, Inc. and Moneyworx, Inc. The Company will shortly be establishing an office in Nassau, Bahamas, primarily to service our High Net Worth "offshore" cardholder base.

The Company is utilizing its substantial Balance Sheet of circa US$1.4 billion comprised of quoted and unquoted Gold Mining & Exploration stocks; to aggressively fund a large number of acquisitions in the consumer financial services sector.

Fortress Financial Group, Inc. (formerly Great West Gold, Inc.) was a gold mining exploration stage company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mining properties in the United States. The Company retained these Gold Mining Exploration interests as portfolio assets. The Company holds circa 48% of the outstanding stock in Hunt Gold Corporation as an investment.

The Company retains its interest in the "South Copperstone" and "Bouse" Gold Mining Exploration properties at this time. These two remaining interests will be exchanged for shares of Common Stock in a USA Gold Mining & Exploration Company, in the immediate term.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. "Forward-looking statements" describe future expectations, plans, results, or strategies and are generally preceded by words such as "may," "future," "plan" or "planned," "will" or "should," "expected," "anticipates," "draft," "eventually" or "projected." You are cautioned that such statements are subject to a multitude of risks and uncertainties that could cause future circumstances, events, or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements, including the risks that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, and other risks identified in a companies' annual report on Form 10-K or 10-KSB and other filings made by such company with the SEC.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Fortress Financial Group, Inc.
    Alan Santini
    Chief Executive Officer
    Email Contact
    Tel: (954) 840-6961