Oro East Mining, Inc. entered into a binding letter of intent with Red Bank Trust for the purchase of certain lode and placer mining claims

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 — Oro East Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: OROE) (“Company”) entered into a binding letter of intent (“LOI”) with Red Bank Trust for the purchase of certain lode and placer mining claims and all mineral rights thereto, spanning 55 deeded acres in Mariposa County known as the Red Bank Mines, including an easement, right of entry, and other rights and interests as set forth in the LOI (“Mining Claims and Mineral Rights”). A long-form purchase agreement for the Mining Claims and Mineral Rights that integrates the LOI will be prepared by mutually agreed upon legal counsel or licensed brokers within 20 days of the expiration of the Due Diligence Period as set forth in the LOI.

The parties have agreed to a consideration valuation of $2,000,000.00 (Two Million U.S. Dollars) paid in part with 20,000,000 restricted shares of Company stock registered, which the parties value at $1,000,000.00, and paid in part with a Convertible Promissory Note.

The Company had previously entered into a Mining Lease and Royalties Agreement executed on June 24, 2013 (“Agreement”). Upon the execution of the LOI, the Agreement is voided, though in the event that the transactions contemplated by the LOI are not completed, the Agreement will be automatically effective again and enforceable upon termination of the LOI.

The Red Bank mines were established in the 1860s, with intermittent operation throughout the years. The Red Bank mines are situated at the heart of the renowned 49ers gold route, with its own gold mining history an integral part of the tapestry that is California’s legacy. For more information about Red Bank, visit our Projects Page at http://www.oroeast.com/projects/red-bank-gold-mine.

To learn more about Oro East Mining, visit the company website at http://www.oroeast.com. Telephone: (510) 638-5000 E-mail: invest@oroeast.com

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