Garda Offers $100,000 Reward for Information in Pittsburgh Homicide and Robbery

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire -02/29/12)- Garda Cash Logistics, North America's premium provider and a subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation ("Garda") (TSX: GW.TO - News), one of the most trusted Cash Logistics, Physical Security and Global Risk Consulting firms in the world, today announced it is seeking public assistance in identifying and apprehending individuals who were involved in a fatal shooting of a Garda Security Officer and the armed robbery of a Garda vehicle at the 31st Street Bridge in the Strip District of Pittsburgh on Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

Garda is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the homicide/robbery and the recovery of the stolen funds. The company reserves the right to allocate the reward among multiple sources of information.

Garda is appealing to the public to assist police with their investigation. Any witness who was in the area at the time and observed this incident or with information is urged to contact Thomas Stangrecki, Commander of Major Crimes at the Pittsburgh Police Department, 412-323-7800.

ABOUT GARDA

Garda (TSX: GW.TO - News) is a global provider of cash logistics, physical security and global risk consulting services with headquarters in Montreal, Canada. The firm's 45,000 dedicated professionals, among the most highly qualified and best-trained in the industry, serve clients in countries throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The company's decentralized management philosophy and structure encourages employees to be entrepreneurial and performance-driven in their approach to client service and the pursuit of excellence in all they do. Garda's global experts take the time to fully understand their clients' business goals and objectives in order to customize solutions with strong local engagement that meet their needs. As a result, clients can improve operational performance and meet their corporate obligations. With proven experience and a commitment to ensuring the highest ethical standards in everything the Corporation does, Garda has earned a reputation for integrity, leadership, and uncompromising safety standards. Most importantly, Garda is a firm in which businesses, governments, and individual clients place their trust. For more information, visit: www.garda.com.

ABOUT GARDA CASH LOGISTICS

Garda Cash Logistics provides comprehensive cash management solutions for banking and retail businesses. The firm offers full line of cash management solutions including Secured Logistics - Armored Cash Transportation Services, CashLINK® Cash Management System, Cash Vault Services, RDCHECKTRAK Check Scanning, ATM services and EvenExchange® Change Order Processing. Garda Cash Logistics' customers enjoy the convenience and flexibility of CashTrak trace-and-tracking system, Invoice On Demand and Client Support Services that help ease them the burden of day-to-day cash management. The firm's innovative technology and logistical expertise also helps its clients securely and efficiently move and manage cash and other valuables so they can enjoy greater productivity and profitability. For more information, visit www.gardacashlogistics.com.

Contact:

Joe Gavaghan
Director, Corporate Communications
302 294 2162 x 400162
joe.gavaghan@gardaglobal.com

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