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Thursday, October 03, 2002
Blackstone (, one of the nation’s leading electronic providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services, is pleased to announce that Frank Fleites Jr. is the grand prize winner of the summer sales promotion, and the proud new owner of a red 2002 Volkswagen Beetle. Fleites won the Beetle as part of Blackstone’s summer sales promotion which began July 2002 and was open to all eligible Blackstone sale executives. Other winners announced include Francys Gonzalez, who won two (2) airline tickets anywhere in the world and Ismael Bonilla, who won $250 in Shell gift cards. “I am so excited!” Fleites, who works as an account executive in the West Palm Beach area, said “I can’t believe that I really won the car. This is great – I am elated!” Fleites accepted the keys to his new vehicle from Luis Arias, Blackstone’s chief executive officer. Blackstone has rapidly become one of the country’s largest providers of prepaid telecommunications products and services with over 300,000 retail locations nationwide. Established and headquartered in Miami, Florida since 1995, Blackstone is privately owned, and managed by a team of executives experienced in payment processing, networking, information services, and telecommunications. Today, Blackstone is successfully merging two industries, prepaid telecommunications and electronic transactions, with the Blackstone POS which integrates the processing of all major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express & Discover Card) and ATM/bank/EBT cards with the sale of prepaid cellular and calling cards into one, easy-to-use POS terminal, to the benefit of merchants and consumers across the United States. For more information on Blackstone’s products and services, call 1-800-639-9590 or visit Blackstone POS are trademarks of Blackstone Communications Co.; US and foreign patents pending.