Emmy Léger of Araxxe explained how they identified an SMS aggregator that uses gray routes for 98% messages and why A2P SMS bypass is so widespread.
Every continent has multiple mobile operators receiving more than 20 percent of their SMS traffic via bypassed routes.
Francis Afful of MTN Ghana and Guy Howie of Biaas were the guests for a show that was entertaining, varied and informative.
An expert in fraud detection and the owner of a niche international carrier were the guests on the first episode of a new series of RAG TV.
Timo Vainionpää of AurorA International Telecom and Donald Reinhart of LATRO Services will join the June 17 season premiere of the most internationally diverse news show for telco risk pros.
The inevitable decline of some revenue streams will kill certain types of fraud, but do not expect the fraudsters to take early retirement.
Tarek William Saab, Prosecutor General of Venezuela, accused employees of mobile operator Movilnet of using servers in Miami to reroute traffic and avoid international termination fees.
In Tanzania, defendants accused of telecoms fraud can be jailed indefinitely without trial. However, an ‘amnesty’ from President Magufuli means the suspects in one case will finally be released.
The fraudsters provided cheap calls to Indian expats working in the Middle East. Their gang was led by Nazim Khan, a high school drop out who was also arrested for bypass fraud in 2017.
Vodacom Tanzania gave the government the money it wanted, but the international community of professionals sent a signal: we know the allegations were false.