HENDERSON, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–3PEA International, Inc. (“3PEA” or the “Company) (OTCQB:TPNL), a vertically integrated provider of innovative prepaid card programs and processing services for corporate, consumer and government applications, is delighted to announce the addition of Eric Trudeau to its executive team as Chief Compliance Officer.

Eric is a veteran of the prepaid industry with over twenty years’ experience. Eric comes to 3PEA from Global Cash Card, Inc. where he served as Director of Card Operations & Risk Management. Previous to Eric’s tenure at Global Cash Card, Eric worked at Sunrise Banks, where he was solely responsible for all anti- money laundering transaction monitoring of the Sunrise Banks’ prepaid portfolio, and Meta Payment Systems, a division of Meta Bank, where he served as Security and Fraud Manager. Eric earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from South Dakota State University and is a certified member (CAMS) of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.

“We are pleased to have Eric join the 3PEA team, as he brings a vast knowledge of regulatory issues and compliance experience to 3PEA as we introduce our products and services to new markets and continue to enjoy revenue growth from our current portfolio,” said Mark Newcomer, Chief Executive Officer, 3PEA International. “His expertise will prove invaluable as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”

About 3PEA International

3PEA International (OTCQB:TPNL) is an experienced and trusted prepaid debit card payment solutions provider as well as an integrated payment processor that has millions of prepaid debit cards in its portfolio. Through its PaySign brand, 3PEA designs and develops payment solutions, prepaid card programs, and customized payment services. 3PEA’s corporate incentive prepaid cards are changing the way corporations reward, motivate, and engage their current and potential customers, employees, and agents. 3PEA’s customizable prepaid solutions offer significant cost savings while improving brand recognition and customer loyalty. 3PEA’s customers include healthcare companies, major pharmaceutical companies, large multinationals, prestigious universities, and social media companies. PaySign is a registered trademark of 3PEA Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries. For more information visit us at paysign.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Forward-Looking Statements

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3PEA International, Inc.
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Chief Financial Officer