To stop deception, the UK numbering plan needs fundamental change not offered by controls on termination rates.
Any business that automatically generates a phone call, even if it is designed to verify a customer, must be wary of PRS fraud.
The competition between fraudsters and fraud managers forces both to evolve. PBX fraud is a perfect example of how an old technique can mutate and thrive again.
UK mobile CSPs are losing GBP136M a year to Premium Rate Services (PRS) fraud, according to BillingScore, vendors of technology to identify Artificially Inflated Traffic…