First Platinum Retail Innovations Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FPRT) confirms that it has filed a "Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation" with the Secretary of State in Nevada and on an expedited basis. We expect to have the same filed this morning.

We have stated in that filing that the "Record Date" for the Reverse Split is March 16, 2009 and that the "Pay Date" is March 18, 2009. These dates are still to be set with FINRA and are not therefore binding and it possible that these dates may be amended by a few days.

The Company's Attorneys will be obtaining a new CUSIP Number for the Company today; to be followed by a name change to "Hurasu Resource Corporation" and Trading Symbol change with NASDAQ Corporate Actions Department. We intend to complete these actions this week.

The Company confirms that it will complete the acquisitions of both the "Bouse" and "South Copperstone" Gold properties from Fortress Financial Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FFGO) upon the "Pay Date" of the Hurasu Resource Corporation aforesaid Reverse Split of Hurasu Resource Corporation's shares of Common Stock. The Company expects to pay Fortress Financial Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FFGO) its shares of Common Stock in Hurasu Resource Corporation by no later than March 25, 2009 at the absolute latest; but it is expected to be at an earlier date. Fortress Financial Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FFGO) will be distributing all of its stock in Hurasu Resource Corporation to its stockholders immediately upon its receipt of these shares of Hurasu Resource Corporation Common Stock.

Hurasu Resource Corporation and its Transfer Agent will work alongside Fortress Financial Group, Inc. and its Transfer Agent to facilitate the accurate and orderly payment of Fortress Financial Group Inc.'s Extraordinary Stock Dividend of Hurasu Resource Corporation's restricted shares of Common Stock to eligible Fortress Financial Group, Inc. stockholders.


The Company has entered into Agreements to acquire a number of Gold Mining & Exploration properties; namely "Bonanza," "Clara," "El Dorado," "North Rawhide," "Ester Basin," "Potts Mountain" and "McCracken" Gold Projects. The Company's flagship Gold Mining Property is "Bonanza." The Company has agreed to acquire two additional Gold Mining Projects, those being "South Copperstone" and "Bouse." The Company will conclude these transactions post the Reverse Split of its outstanding shares of Common Stock.

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 company's annual report on Form 10-K or 10-KSB and other filings made by such company with the SEC.

Contact: First Platinum Retail Innovations, Inc. Ronald Y Lowenthal President Email Contact Tel: 954-840-6955