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boiler room

n. a telephone bank operation in which fast-talking telemarketers or campaigners attempt to sell stock, services, goods, or candidates and act as if they are calling from an established company or brokerage. Often they are totally fraudulent and in violation of security laws.

boiler room

a type of fraud on investors by dishonest brokers who fill a room with high pressure telephone salespeople to push dubious stocks and shares. It is governed by FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW in the UK.
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The winners will be announced at a high-profile awards dinner to be held on November 13, at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle.
The winners will be announced at a high-profile, awards dinner to be held on November 13, at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle.
It's normally confined to the much more sheltered four walls of Boiler Shop but Bongo's Bingo exposed itself to the elements on Friday night when it held its first ever fully outdoor event in Newcastle.
A 20-seater restaurant featuring guest chefs will help attracts crowds to the Boiler Shop in Newcastle when it opens its doors to another food market.
Organised by The Journal and our sister paper on Teesside, The Gazette, the awards have been relaunched this year with a new venue for the final on November 13 at Newcastle's Boiler Shop. Judges are looking for company leaders who have drive, dynamism and integrity, and who are playing a role to improve life in the North East.
Hit the North boasts 16 different stages this year - O2 Academy and Academy 2, Riverside, Boiler Shop, Digital, Underground, Head of Steam, Brewdog, The Town Wall, The Cut, Beyond Vinyl, The Bridge Hotel, The Forth and Billy Bootleggers, with a massive variety of acts entertaining at each of them.
Tenders are invited for "Modernization of the steam pipelines 3.9 MPa scheme of the boiler shop for receiving steam from the nitric acid plant (AK and KAS)"
The city centre's shopping and leisure scene can be easily reached on foot too, as well as Boiler Shop, which is of course the home of now world-famous club night Bongo's Bingo.
And after seeing a photograph doing the rounds of the grizzled frontman looking, well, seriously ill at a previous performance I was a bit nervous about the band's stop-off at Newcastle's The Boiler Shop.