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REMINDER – When working with Brokers / Agents

Posted: 19 March

REMINDER – When working with Brokers / Agents

Please be very careful if an agent / broker / introducer asks you to pay a different company (the actual stock holder).

 If the deal goes wrong the broker will not compensate you.

A recent deal like this just happened in GREECE and the broker told the buyer to pay a different company. He paid believing the broker had done checks but then lost all 265K Euro as the company ran away!

A simple...

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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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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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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

Activision Blizzard employees reportedly plan walkout amid sexual harassment lawsuit - CNET

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The Call of Duty publisher is under fire for their "abhorrent and insulting" response to allegations.
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CDC recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors again - CNET

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The recommendation comes after "new science" reveals increased danger of the delta variant.
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11 games we can't wait to play on Apple Arcade - CNET

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Apple Arcade has a huge catalog of games to play and more arrive almost every week. Here's what you can look forward to.
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Kombucha 101: Health benefits, best brands and more - CNET

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Kombucha is a booming health drink that sells in the $480 million range per year -- but is it good for you?
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Best eco-friendly iPhone 12 and 12 Pro cases - CNET

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If you're looking for an environmentally friendly "green" iPhone case, here's a selection of options, some of which are made out of recycled plastic, while others are compostable.
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The Exorcist returning with new horror trilogy starring Ellen Burstyn - CNET

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Universal reportedly is spending $400 million-plus to bring back the scary classic.
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2022 Subaru WRX will debut on Aug. 19 - Roadshow

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Subaru's turbocharged sedan will premiere at the New York Auto Show.
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Best Lenovo laptop deals: A half-priced ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Yogas at deep discounts and more - CNET

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Lenovo laptops and two-in-one convertibles with the latest AMD and Intel silicon are on sale right now.
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Leaked Surface Duo 2 images show a three lens camera - CNET

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The photos in question show a rear camera bump, two color choices, and the absence of a fingerprint reader.
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Disney's cryptic 'The Streamer' hype is a new streaming-bundle marketing scheme - CNET

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A mysterious livestreamed event Tuesday is expected to unveil a new marketing campaign for the company's discounted bundle of subscriptions to Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN Plus.
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Jungle Cruise review: Hop on The Rock's riverboat for classic Disney fun - CNET

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Emily Blunt and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson make this movie worth the ride.
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Harvard professor begins new search for alien spaceships in our skies - CNET

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The famous (or infamous, depending who you ask) scientist and E.T. believer Avi Loeb is out to capture some UAP sightings of his own.
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Microsoft Flight Simulator takes flight on Xbox Game Pass Tuesday - CNET

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Xbox Series X and Series S owners can fly by their homes in the ultrarealistic sim.
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Simone Biles out of team finals at Tokyo Olympics, cites mental state - CNET

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"I just felt like it would be a little bit better to take a backseat, work on my mindfulness."
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The case for the Xbox Series S: Why Microsoft's entry-level console is worth your money - CNET

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Commentary: Paired with a GamePass subscription, it's the easiest way to jump into next-gen gaming.
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Lego shrinks Marvel Disney Plus faves like Loki, Scarlet Witch into minifigs - CNET

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With "mystery bags," you never know which of the 12 limited-edition toys you're going to get.
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Instagram will make accounts for teens private by default - CNET

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The Facebook-owned social network is also limiting how advertisers can target people under the age of 18.
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The McLaren 765LT Spider is here to rock your world with its top down - Roadshow

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Go roofless in McLaren's latest longtail model in 11 seconds.
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Star Wars: Out of the Shadows offers dark moments of villainy: Exclusive excerpt - CNET

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The High Republic novel, from author Justina Ireland, finds Nihil boss Marchion Ro acting as ruthlessly as ever.
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Apple Watch 7 rumors: Everything you need to know about its possible September release and more - CNET

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The new Apple Watch Series 7 could be making its debut in a couple of months alongside the iPhone 13 and AirPods 3. Here's all the gossip we've heard so far about the new smartwatch's release date, price, colors and new health features.
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Volkswagen's ID Buzz electric bus will sport three versions, report says - Roadshow

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VW wants one for ride-hailing, commercial use and another anyone can buy at a dealership.
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Americans are really digging electrified vehicles as gas prices jump - Roadshow

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Year-over-year in Q2, the sale of battery-electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid vehicles rocketed 200%.
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AirPods 3 rumors: Apple's new earbuds could be coming in September with the iPhone 13 - CNET

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Apple's third-gen AirPods could be coming in the next few months. Here's everything we know so far about the AirPods 3.
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Apple could signal new coronavirus, chip shortage troubles before iPhone 13 release - CNET

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The tech giant's been uncharacteristically public about its pandemic concerns, raising alarms before most anyone else.
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Best 43-inch TV for 2021 - CNET

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Looking for a smaller set for a bedroom or kid's room? Here are our favorites.
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