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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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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 - 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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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 Smart Home

How to turn off Google Assistant and improve your privacy - CNET

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If you value privacy over convenience, follow these five steps to keep Google Assistant from listening in.
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Samsung's Family Hub fridge now comes with Alexa built-in - CNET

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Alexa, how's Bixby taking this?
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Make way for Matter, the smart home's would-be skeleton key - CNET

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Coming soon to Echo devices, Android and iOS, the new standard is set to make waves with wide industry support -- but don't expect a smart home sea change.
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This LIFX smart lighting 2-pack is $20 off right now - CNET

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No hub required with these lights, just screw them in and start having fun.
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Spilled wine, pizza grease, stinky cat pee: How to clean your couch of stains and odor - CNET

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Here's how to clean your couch to remove unsightly stains and funky odors.
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Make your Google Assistant instantly less annoying by turning off these 5 settings - CNET

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Your Google Home or Google Nest device will work a lot better with just a few tweaks to the settings.
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The best tower fan for 2021 - CNET

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Tower fans are the unsung heroes of hot, stuffy homes everywhere, so we tested a bunch out to find our favorites. Here's what we recommend.
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Save $50 on a portable induction burner and cook anything, anywhere - CNET

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Because sometimes a microwave just won't cut it.
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Alexa, Alexa, Alexa: What to do with all your extra Amazon Echo speakers - CNET

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If you've been talking to "Alexa" for any length of time, you've probably got a few unused Amazon Echo speakers piling up. Here's how to put them to use.
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Amazon gets waiver from FCC to monitor sleep with a radar sensor - CNET

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Sleep tracking may be coming to Amazon devices in the future.
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Grab a supercharged Blendtec blender at the lowest price we've seen (Update: Sold out) - CNET

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The elite five-speed blender is down to $185 for today only.
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Google's been recording you. Here's the easiest way to delete your voice history - CNET

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Find your My Activity page and purge it of all those awkward Google Home or Google Nest voice searches.
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Save $50 on a Samsonite carry-on suitcase with charging bank (Update: Expired) - CNET

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The hardshell Centric 2 has zippered dividers and a USB port to keep you juiced.
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'Alexa' isn't the only thing your Amazon Echo can listen for. Here's what else - CNET

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Alexa can respond to snoring, coughing, a baby crying or a dog barking. Here's how to set up sound detection, plus why you'd even want to.
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Samsung's fanciest robot vacuum ever goes up for sale - CNET

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Samsung's super-advanced Jet Bot AI Plus robot vacuum cleaner is now ready for purchase.
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Verizon gets into the hardware game with a smart display video - CNET

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Verizon is making a smart display with Alexa built in and a custom wake word, according to an FCC filing. We take a look at how it could stack up against the competition.
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How to disable Amazon Sidewalk video - CNET

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With privacy concerns increasing over Amazon's new "Sidewalk" feature, there is the ability to opt out altogether. It takes less than a minute to do, and we'll show you how.
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Amazon Echo shares your internet with the neighbors. Here's how to turn off Amazon Sidewalk - CNET

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Unless you opt out, Amazon Sidewalk will share a slice of your bandwidth from Echo and Ring devices with the neighborhood. Turning it off takes less than a minute.
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Amazon Sidewalk: Should you turn it off? video - CNET

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Amazon now lets other people's devices in your neighborhood connect to the cloud through your Echo and Ring devices, using your bandwidth. Here's what that means for you.
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Amazon's new Reading Sidekick lets kids take turns reading books with Alexa - CNET

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Amazon Echo smart speakers can now read along with your child's favorite Kindle and print books. Alexa listens, corrects mistakes and occasionally repeats a passage to help kids learn.
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Amazon Sidewalk is now live. Here's what to know before sharing your home's bandwidth - CNET

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Live now and enabled by default, Sidewalk keeps other people's devices near your home connected by passing their signals through your Echo and Ring devices.
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Nest commits to 5 years of security updates - CNET

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Google updates its smart home security and privacy policies.
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Grab 2 color-changing Philips LED smart bulbs for $22 (Update: Deal expired) - CNET

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They're dimmable and connect with Alexa and Google Assistant.
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Amazon Echo: How to turn off Alexa's unwanted 'By the way' suggestions - CNET

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By the way, does Alexa get on your nerves? Have you tried disabling Alexa suggestions? It's not obvious how, but just so you know, there are fixes.
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The best Amazon Prime Day deals still available - CNET

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Officially, Amazon's annual shopping holiday is over. But worthwhile bargains remain for AirPods, Rokus, robot vacuums and more.
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