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VerifyMe Announces Leadership Change

NEW YORK, April 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VerifyMe, Inc. (OTCQB:VRME) (the “Company”), a pioneer in patented physical, cyber and biometric technologies that prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud, announced today that Paul Donfried has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company as well as his position as a director on the Company’s Board of Directors in order to pursue other business and personal interests. Mr. Donfried has agreed to assist the Company in making a smooth transition to new leadership.

Board Chairman Michael Madon praised Mr. Donfried for his leadership during a time of transition for the Company. "Paul stood at the helm of the Company at a time of great change in the marketplace. We are well positioned for rapid growth because of the foundation he laid, and we wish him the very best in his new endeavors," stated Mr. Madon.

The Board of Directors of the Company has already commenced a search to select a permanent replacement for the role of President and Chief Executive Officer.

About VerifyMe, Inc.

VerifyMe, Inc., is a high-tech solutions company in the field of authenticating products and people. VerifyMe’s physical technology authenticates products, documents and currency with a suite of proprietary security inks and pigments. It markets a broad patent portfolio that includes patents for protecting material goods, products and packaging. The Company’s digital technology authenticates people by performing strong, multi-factor verification via its patented digital platform. To learn more, visit www.verifyme.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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VerifyMe: Investors and Media: Benjamin Burrell Chief Operating Officer bburrell@verifyme.com 212-994-7002 x702 Investor Relations VerifyMe IR@verifyme.com

Source:VerifyMe, Inc.