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Warning - CLONING ISSUE

Posted: 11 December

A FAKE person is trying to clone Novaphone Poland. He DOES NOT represent Novaphone.

Do NOT fall for this FRAUD

Fake contact person - Robert Rochowiak

Fake Mobile/Whatsapp: +48 798 556 993

FAKE bank account number on their FAKE proforma invoices:

IBAN: PL05194010764972757100000000

Credit Agricole, Swift: AGRIPLPRXXX

Stay Safe

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Why liquidation is NOT the answer to disputes with the VAT man

Posted: 24 November

Why liquidation is NOT the answer to disputes with the VAT man

By Martin O’Neill, Keystone law

Having experienced first-hand HMRC’s attempts to combat serious tax losses, one of the features of tax litigation over the last 15 years has been the prevalence of so-called ‘Kittel’ cases. These are cases in which HMRC seeks to deny repayments of VAT to companies buying goods in circumstances where HMRC has identified a fraud further...

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Toys 'R' Us to return to the UK

Posted: 29 October

Iconic toy chain Toys 'R' Us is set to return to the high street next year with a brand new outlet – four years after tumbling into administration.

The retailer collapsed in 2018 and closed all of its 100 UK branches, but it's announced plans for a relaunch.

Owner WHP Global has signed an agreement with Toys 'R' Us Australia to lead the brand's revival in the UK.

Online sales will begin over the "next several months" and will initially...

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Employment Opportunity: Experienced NEW RAM/Memory Product Manager

Posted: 17 February

Our long term IGT / ICB member is looking for a NEW RAM/Memory experienced Product Manager.

The company’s core business is distribution and open market deals between EU/USA/ASIA of major brands in ITC: CPU, SSD, HDD, VGA/MB.

They have partners based all around the world and close daily deals with RAM.

They are looking for an experienced PM with strong expertise, product knowledge and how to make money on it.

Experienced, multinational colleagues;...

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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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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...

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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 - [email protected]

The Fraudster is using [email protected].

Right now he is using [email protected]

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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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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Tech Radar Updates

This wildly unsafe video doorbell is still for sale on Amazon – here's what you should know

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Consumer Reports found this video doorbell sold on Amazon has deeply flawed security that can be easily broken.
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Eufy's new outdoor 4K security camera can run endlessly on solar power

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The 4G LTE Cam S330 has the ability to connect to the 4G LTE network and sports a swivel for 360 degree turning.
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Eve Energy's new outdoor smart plug may give you new ways to control your home

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A new leak for Eve's outdoor plug states homeowners will be able to control their smart lights and appliances.
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Amazon Echo Hub review: Alexa finally puts smart home first

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Amazon finally gives smart home enthusiasts a product just for them, with the utility-first Amazon Echo Hub seeing Alexa go head to head with Google Assistant in a new form factor.
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Wyze suffers yet another security camera breach—so who’s watching the watchers?

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This latest breach is just another in a long line of issues for the smart home manufacturer
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Wyze users slammed by service outage, severing connection to app and cameras

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A recent outage resulted in Wyze cameras going offline for hours, however the service is slowly coming back online.
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Simplisafe Home Security System review: easy, secure

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The Simplisafe Home Security System is not only easy to install and use, but can be expanded to meet most people’s security needs.
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iRobot Roomba Combo J9 Plus review

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The iRobot Roomba Combo J9 Plus is an excellent mopping and vacuuming robot. It's just a little pricey.
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How AI is shaping the smart home

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Looking to the future, Arm explores smart home trends and the role of AI.
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Ring Battery Doorbell Pro delivers serious smart security features minus the wiring

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Ring's new smart home device can track visitors on your property and deliver footage in 1536p resolution.
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