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Industry News

Warning: Fake Emails from IPT

Posted: 15 February

Please be aware that there are FAKE emails being sent from what appear to be IPT email accounts.

These suspicious emails contain links to a FAKE IPT website as in the images below.

Please do NOT click on the links or attempt to login to the suspicious website.

Fake Email Alert


Please only ever enter your login details via our official IPT website www.ipt.cc. We will NEVER ask you via email to ‘Reactivate your Account.’

If you suspect that you’ve...

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Stolen Goods - iPhone 12

Posted: 12 February

Be aware there has been a recent theft of iPhone 12 in Sweden from a logistics truck. 

Here is the IMEI list so you can be careful not to buy stolen phones. 

Spreadsheet link: http://www.ipt.cc/News/IMEI-lista1280st.xlsx

Note: The client does not wish to be named but has provided us with Police reports and proof. 

Stay safe! 

IPT Team 

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Major VAT scam with memory cards halted in the Netherlands

Posted: 11 February

With the support of Eurojust, the Dutch fiscal authorities have halted a major scam to avoid the payment of VAT via trading companies. By setting up a string of enterprises in the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland and Croatia, a network of traders in Secure Digital (SD) memory cards for mobile phones allegedly defrauded the Dutch fiscal authorities for an estimated amount of EUR 9 million between 2017 and 2020. During an action day supported by Eurojust...

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An Update on ITC Malta

Posted: 9 February

It is with regret we must announce that we have made the difficult decision to postpone ITC Malta 2021.
 
Until recently, we remained hopeful that the situation would greatly improve and allow us to come together again in Malta this year. However, the current safety COVID restrictions associated with hosting events in Malta are understandably rigorous and unfortunately adverse to the special atmosphere we create at ITC.
 
Rather than proceed...

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WDP21 Ltd has merged with DJ Coronas Trading Ltd

Posted: 5 January

We are pleased to announce that WDP21 Ltd has entered into a merger agreement with DJ Coronas Trading Ltd

The Boards of Directors of both companies felt that this merger will enable them to build on the strengths of both organizations to make a stronger whole.

As with all important business decisions, we will work closely with our clients, partners, and employees to make the integration process as smooth as possible.

From the beginning of January...

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Warning: Cloning Attempt

Posted: 27 November

There is someone who is pretending/cloning BOMAX SRL in Italy

Their real email is - xxxx@bomax.it

The Fraudster is using xxxx@bomx.it.

Right now he is using s.luca@bomx.it

Please be careful!

Posted by IPT on behalf of BOMAX Srl

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Warning: Scam Alert

Posted: 25 November

Warning

We would like to inform you about a scam allegedly organized by a former Turbado/Kulm Worker, Mr. Marek Kovac, through a new Company from Slovakia: MOJA MK SRO

They were ordering stocks form us and we completed small deals successfully then later deals sending fake Payments Copies from Tatra Bank from which money never came (Tatra Bank even confirmed that the TT Copies are fake). We do believe that this Marek Kovac organized all this, by...

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Why Huawei's days in the UK could be numbered

Posted: 26 June

The UK government is inching towards taking a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G and fixed-broadband networks.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) - a branch of the intelligence service GCHQ - has documented all the facts ahead of giving its view.

And civil servants at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are weighing up the financial consequences of ordering a ban or new limits.

In theory, a decision could come...

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NON-Compliant Goods - No Refund Given

Posted: 8 June

I (Selte SPA) purchased from company Navy Blue OU 10.000 face masks, marked as ‘FFP2-CE’; it turned out that the certifications and test results along with the merchandise could not be used for CE marking and FFP2 certification. The face masks were irregular and could not be sold on the European territory; asked Navy Blue to withdraw them and refund, but they refused and offered to rebuy them at a lower price. The current loss for my company...

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Successful action against VAT fraud with mobile phones

Posted: 24 October

The Hungarian, German, Austrian, Slovakian and Latvian authorities, with the support of Eurojust and Europol, have this month undertaken a successful four-day operation against large-scale VAT fraud involving the sale of mobile telephones by an organised crime group (OCG) in Hungary. Hearings were conducted for nine suspects (with six suspects in pre-trial detention), 37 searches were carried out, and items with a value of EUR 7 million were seized...

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Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

Posted: 24 June

Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

The Hague, 24 June 2019

With the assistance of Eurojust, the Italian authorities seized almost EUR 84 million after unravelling a VAT fraud scheme involving the marketing of technological and computer products in the region of Campania. A total of 49 suspects are under investigation for tax crimes committed through so-called ‘carousel fraud’ by collecting the VAT for themselves...

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CNET News

Best student credit cards for March 2021 - CNET

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The best cards for first-timers and students with a limited credit history.
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Facebook's Bars app lets you record your raps with beats and share them - CNET

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The app offers prerecorded beats and word cues to let anyone create a rap track. More advanced rappers can take a freestyle challenge.
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Golden Globes 2021 livestream: Start time, nominations, how to watch Sunday - CNET

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Everything you need to know about the awards show airing this Sunday, Feb. 28.
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Galaxy S21 drop test: Samsung's newest phones didn't last long - CNET

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Our S21 broke on the first drop, while the S21 Ultra didn't fare much better. But there's a silver lining...
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Nissan claims it's made a more thermally efficient gas engine, but there's a catch - Roadshow

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The engine isn't a normal car engine, and instead powers a generator in its E-Power cars.
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WandaVision release dates: When does episode 9 hit Disney Plus? - CNET

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Marvel's WandaVision is close to the finish line. Here's the full release schedule for the final episode.
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Those WandaVision retro commercials hint at dark things to come - CNET

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The fake products, including a Hydra-labeled watch, suggest a dark side beneath the suburban sunshine for Marvel's Wanda and Vision.
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Motorola One 5G Ace review: A good $400 phone, a fantastic $20 one - CNET

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A solid 5G phone that costs less than your dinner -- if you can get one fast enough.
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2022 Land Rover Defender V8 starts at $98,550, packs 518 horsepower - Roadshow

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There's an optional infotainment tech upgrade, as well.
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Get the eMeet Luna Bluetooth speakerphone for just $72 - CNET

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This versatile speakerphone is one of our favorite models priced under $100, and now it's 30% off.
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FDA panel gives Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine green light - CNET

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The next step is emergency use authorization by the FDA.
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Final Fantasy 7 Remake leads PS Plus free games for March - CNET

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Don't get your hopes up for a free PS5 upgrade with this version of the game.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates tapped to write Superman script for DC Films and Warner Bros. - CNET

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The best-selling author is also the writer behind several Captain America and Black Panther comic books for Marvel.
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Disney Plus: Everything to know about streaming Disney movies and shows - CNET

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Disney Plus streams almost everything Disney makes, including the return of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in March, and Loki in June.
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Save 25% on phone cases and screen protectors at Speck - CNET

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Now through the weekend, save on almost everything sitewide, including cases for iPhone, iPads, MacBooks, Samsung and more.
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Lady Gaga speaks out on dog theft, calls injured dog walker 'forever a hero' - CNET

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Gaga offers a $500,000 reward for her stolen dogs' return. Highly unnerving video captures the violent robbery attempt.
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WandaVision episode 8 recap: Marvel show's flashback takes us on emotional rollercoaster - CNET

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It was Agatha all along, so it's time for some delicious exposition. And you should stick around for the credits again.
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PS5 restock: Latest updates for Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart and more - CNET

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Sony's hot new PlayStation 5 continues to be an elusive item. Here's everything we know about when and where to find it.
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Where to buy PS5: Updates for Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers - CNET

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The PS5 has been sold out for almost four months, but here's the news about when and where it's being restocked.
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Stanford: 'Zoom fatigue' is real and now we know what causes it - CNET

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It's not your imagination -- all those hours of video calls take a toll on your body and brain that regular office work doesn't. Now scientists say they know why.
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Biden administration review attempts to boost American EV supply chain - Roadshow

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It comes after Ford's CEO called on the US government to support domestic battery production and charging infrastructure.
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Mummification manual from ancient Egypt details how to embalm faces - CNET

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Scientists have identified the oldest known manual on mummification.
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China still a holdout as Boeing 737 Max can fly again in Australia - CNET

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Australia is the latest country to lift Boeing 737 Max grounding orders. Plus: Everything you need to know about the aircraft.
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Pokemon games didn't make Pokemon famous. Pokemon made Pokemon famous - CNET

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In just 25 years Pokemon has become the most lucrative media franchise on the planet.
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LastPass vs. 1Password: How the two popular password managers stack up in 2021 - CNET

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1Password reaches for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing.
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