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Friday, September 08, 2006
Ta’Facil Announces New Partnership with Blackstone Providing Thousands of Load Locations for the Ta’Facil Cards
Miami, FL September 8, 2006 –Ta’Facil Corp. today announced that it has signed an agreement with Blackstone, enabling Ta’Facil’s prepaid cards to be reloaded at all Touch-n-Buy retail locations. The Ta'Facil Prepaid MasterCard® Card and the Ta’Facil Maestro® Card, issued by BankFirst, Sioux Falls, SD, can now be reloaded at major retailers including: Publix, Sedanos, Navarro and many other retailers nationwide. “Our association with Blackstone and the Touch-n-Buy retail locations gives cardholders the additional brand recognition, credibility, and security that this company name represents,” said Julio Montenegro, COO, Ta’Facil Corp. “Blackstone is extremely pleased to be working with Ta’Facil Corp. in order to offer our consumers the value added convenience of thousands of additional reload locations using Touch-n-Buy,” said Luis Arias, CEO, Blackstone. About Ta’Facil: Ta’Facil Corp. provides PIN-secure prepaid card products to individuals, companies or organizations seeking prepaid solutions. Co-branding, payroll and gift card programs are available to those companies seeking special services. Personal spending, direct deposit and other features are available with the Ta’Facil Prepaid MasterCard® and Ta’Facil Maestro® Card. The Ta’Facil Cards are distributed by Blackstone. Reloading networks include: Green Dot, Touch-n-Buy and EmpaSys. The Ta’Facil Cards are issued by BankFirst, Sioux Falls, SD; Member FDIC. Ta’Facil Corp. maintains its corporate office in Miami, Florida. For additional information about Ta’Facil Corp., visit About BankFirst: A progressive bank specializing in reliable, innovative payment services and competitive deposit products for consumers nationwide. After over 75 years, BankFirst continues to provide innovative solutions by focusing on stored value cards and related services since 2001; BankFirst is now recognized as a leader and pioneer in this emerging industry. BankFirst is chartered in Sioux Falls, SD, with offices in neighboring Toronto and Brookings, SD, Chandler, AZ, and Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit About Blackstone: A pioneer of the prepaid telecommunications industry, Blackstone is currently one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid products and services with thousands of retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone provides innovative solutions to local, national and international companies seeking to maximize their full potential – from calling cards, POS terminals, merchant processing, marketing & distribution to self-service, interactive kiosks. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services, visit or call 305.639.9590.