Director shareholding

Forbidden Technologies plc (the 'Company') announces that on Friday 16 January 2009 it received notification that Phil Madden, Director, purchased the following shares in the Company:

Date No. of Shares Price per Share
16th January 2009 5,079 9.5p
16th January 2009 5,111 9.5p

For further information, please contact:

Forbidden Technologies plc Stephen Streater
Chief Executive
020 8879 7245
Brewin Dolphin Investment Banking
Nominated Advisor
Neil Baldwin 0845 213 4726