NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VerifyMe, Inc. (OTCBB:VRME), a pioneer in patented physical, cyber and biometric technologies that prevent identity theft, counterfeiting and fraud, announced today it has closed on a private placement of its securities with several accredited investors providing gross proceeds of $1,035,000 to the Company.  The capital raise is comprised of the sale of 2,587,500 shares of Series C Preferred Stock at a per share purchase price of $0.40.  In connection with the sale of the Series C Preferred Stock, the Company issued each investor a three-year warrant to purchase shares of common stock with an exercise price of $0.40 per share.  Each preferred share converts into one share of the Company's common stock.

VerifyMe, on February 10, 2016, filed a Form 8-K with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which described the material terms of the offering.

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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,

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