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Abacus Mining and Exploration Corp. ("Abacus") (AME-TSX.V) announces that further to the Company's news release of January 17, 2006, the oversubscription option has been increased by $2.5 million consisting of an additional $2.0 million in Units and $0.5 million in Flow-Through Units. If the oversubscription option is fully subscribed, the Company will issue up to 20,000,000 Units at a price of $0.60 per Unit and up to 3,571,428 Flow-Through Units at a price $0.70 per Flow-Through Unit to raise gross proceeds of $14.5 million. The terms of the warrants and commissions will remain the same as per the January 17th, 2006 announcement.
The offering is subject to receipt of all necessary approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
On Behalf of the Board,
ABACUS MINING & EXPLORATION CORPORATION
Doug Fulcher, President
Abacus Mining and Exploration Corp.
Doug Fulcher or Paddy Nicol
Fax: (604) 682-0307
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