The deal values the Irish signaling security specialists at USD53mn and will see them continue to maintain their distinct brand.
Piles of cash and other assets were seized from organized criminals who used a series of companies to buy and sell handsets in order to cheat the VAT system of EUR30mn.
Not every business has the confidence to take what they learned from telcos to reapply the lessons elsewhere.
The number of US robocalls was used to justify enormous expenditure on STIR/SHAKEN but there is less enthusiasm for using the same number to measure its performance in practice.
Fraudsters target stupid people. Anti-fraud programs could learn a lesson from them. (From the fraudsters, not from the stupid people.)
Telcos in countries with Goods & Services Tax should be wary of new versions of tax scams invented in countries with Value Added Tax.
Local exchange carrier Wide Voice has management and ownership in common with other telcos that collectively stimulated access.
The FBI operated an encrypted messaging network for criminals, leading to over 800 arrests and major drug busts worldwide.
Colt entered a legal battle after refusing to pay USD5mn of invoices to an Italian VoIP carrier that appeared to be engaging in VAT fraud.
The leaders of the FCC and the ACMA signed a piece of paper that lists vague promises they are not obliged to keep.