Continental Prison Systems Reports Record 2nd Quarter Transactional Volume

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Continental Prison Systems, Inc. (OTC:CPSZ) (the "Company") - a payment processing technology company that specializes in the $500 billion government payment space, is pleased to announce that the Company's transactional volume for the second quarter of 2013 is once again a record number, continuing a pattern of transactional growth. For the second quarter, the Company reported 176,117 transactions, a record total for any quarter in the Company's history.

Historical transactional volume, in number of transactions is as follows:

2010: 238,339 transactions

2011: 399,261 transactions

2012: 526,366 transactions

Q1 2013: 172,262 transactions

Q2 2013: 176,117 transactions

"We continue to expand our service offering in facilities nationwide as evidenced by a record number of transactions for the second quarter of 2013," stated Ron Hodge, CEO, Continental Prison Systems. "The increasing interest in our technology as a means to facilitate municipal payments is certainly a factor in our transactional growth and an affirmation of our new moniker, General Payment Systems, Inc and new trading symbol, GPSI."

About Continental Prison Systems

Continental Prison Systems Inc (dba EZ Card and Kiosk) is a technology company that provides government agencies with proprietary hardware (Kiosks) and cloud based software systems that automate the process of collecting payments from the general public (Cash, Debit and Credit). These systems deliver payment acceptance, real-time accounting and payment risk-mitigation services. The company distributes these technologies through direct sales, channel partners, and various licensed entities.

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