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Department of Justice Files Lawsuits Challenging BKF Capital Group, Inc.


BKF Capital Group, Inc. (OTC:BKFG), a closely-held holding company
that provides capital primarily in the form of share ownership, today
announced that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed
two civil complaints asserting that BKF Capital Group is liable for
remediation costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response,
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The parallel lawsuits are
identical except for the location of the cleanup sites, which are in
separate district court jurisdictions in Florida. Both sites are located
on tracts of land now known as the Avon Park Air Force Range.
Predecessors to BKF Capital Group owned the land until 1942 when it was
transferred to the United States Government pursuant to a Judgement on
Declaration of Taking.

"We believe that the Company has valid factual and legal defenses to
this claim and we are vigorously defending the claim," stated Steven N.
Bronson, CEO of BKF Capital Group, Inc. The claim is a remediation of
certain pesticides and other chemicals used by ranchers in cattle
dipping vats. Cattle dipping was a widely used method to eradicate
tick-borne diseases from Florida's otherwise prosperous cattle industry.
The Florida Legislature passed a law in 1923 requiring every cattleman
in the state to comply with a full tick eradication program, which
included dipping cattle every two weeks. "Not only is the US Government
ignoring liabilities it should have assumed through condemnation, any
chemical use was mandated by state law," Mr. Bronson continued.
"Ninety-five years after following orders from the State Livestock
Sanitation Board, the DOJ is punishing the ranchers, looking for deep
pockets to pay the remediation costs."

BKF Capital Group has determined that no specific reserve for this
action is required as the matter contains a reasonable degree of
uncertainty and the Company believes it will prevail on the merits of
the case.

About BKF Capital Group, Inc.

BKF Capital Group, Inc. is a holding company that invests in innovative
and high-growth technology companies. We make capital investments
through our wholly owned subsidiary, BKF Asset Holdings, Inc. Our most
prominent assets are Interlink Electronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:LINK), a global
leader in human-machine interface and sensor technologies, and Qualstar
Corporation (NASDAQ:QBAK), a leading manufacturer of data storage
solutions and high-efficiency power supplies.

Our principal executive office is located at 31248 Oak Crest Drive,
Suite 110, Westlake Village, CA 91361. The Company's securities were
registered under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On May 20, 2015, we filed Form 15 to terminate the registration and
reporting obligations under Section 12(g). Since May 20, 2015, we make
available our annual financial statements, quarterly financial
statements, and other significant reports and amendments to such
reports, free of charge, on our website as soon as reasonably
practicable after such reports are prepared. Our website address is

Forward Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements made in reliance
upon the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, but are not
limited to, the Company's views on future financial performance and are
generally identified by phrases such as "thinks," "anticipates,"
"believes," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "plans," and similar
words. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future
performance and are inherently subject to uncertainties and other
factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from the
forward-looking statement. These statements are based upon, among other
things, assumptions made by, and information currently available to,
management, including management's own knowledge and assessment of the
Company's industry, competition and capital requirements. Other factors
and uncertainties that could affect the Company's forward-looking
statements include, among other things, the following: our success in
predicting markets and success of the companies we invest in; efficient
management of our infrastructure; the pace of technological developments
and industry standards evolution and their effect on our market choices;
competition by alternative sophisticated as well as generic investors;
risks of international investments and operations including fluctuations
in exchange rates; and compliance with regulatory requirements
applicable to our operations. These and other risks are more fully
described in the Company's most recently filed quarterly financial
statements, which should be read in conjunction herewith for a further
discussion of important factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The
Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise.

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