About Don Reinhart

Don is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at LATRO, based in Dubai. When he’s not busy leading the team in combating fraud and helping clients recover revenue, he enjoys traveling with his family, cooking and fishing.

What has the biggest effect on stopping international bypass fraud?

Nothing beats the impact of busting SIM Boxes… How can LATRO make this claim? Consider the revenue impact of fraudulent minutes. A GSM Gateway or SIM Box that holds 32 SIM Cards can simultaneously terminate 32 voice calls. Should this SIM Box operate 12 hours per day, 691,200 billable minutes are lost per month! [...]

By |2022-07-28T08:33:14-04:00July 28th, 2022|

Versalytics Intelligence – Simple Solution for Complex Business

At LATRO, we value “simplifying the complex through innovation." Years ago, we faced a complex data issue. Our fraud solution used multiple layers of detection techniques that yielded industry-leading results. Our customers valued an enriched and consolidated view of their fraud detection performance — we needed a data processing, enrichment, and visualization platform to [...]

By |2022-06-07T05:38:15-04:00June 7th, 2022|

Device Characterization: Getting Help from Your Network to Detect SIM Box Fraud

The architects of the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) anticipated that mobile networks would need to know the type of connecting devices, the capabilities of the devices, and the limitations of those devices in order to ensure seamless services. As a result, many provisions were made in the original European Telecommunications Standards Institute [...]

By |2022-01-03T16:19:14-05:00January 5th, 2022|

LATRO Successfully Integrates Protocol Signature™ into Revector’s Detector Products

National Regulators, Telecom Ministries, and Law Enforcement can leverage the integrated solution to quickly detect and locate SIM Boxes even when fraudsters employ advanced tactics to avoid detection We recently announced the successful integration of our patented Protocol Signature™ technology with UK-based Revector’s IMSI Detector Technology, which is part of Revector’s RF-based IMSI Intelligence product line.  “Protocol Signature is an innovative approach to detecting and locating illegal 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile devices including GSM VOIP Gateways [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:29:57-04:00June 3rd, 2021|

How Does RAFM Connect the Unconnected? [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djC-QzVPwqc Every year since 1969, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has celebrated World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). This year, we will celebrate WTISD on May 17th with the theme “Accelerating Digital Transformation in Challenging Times.” The day and theme reflect the ITU’s mission to facilitate global communications connectivity and, in particular, provide a timely focus on cooperation among [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:29:57-04:00May 17th, 2021|

How RAFM Vendor Consolidation is Benefiting LATRO

There have been several big merger and acquisition announcements over the last year within the RAFM vendor market. In particular, Mobileum, after having been acquired by a private equity capital firm, has executed a series of acquisitions, namely Evolved Intelligence, WeDo Technologies, and most recently, SIGOS.  We at LATRO are energized by these events. It bodes well for innovation and our collective fight against global telecom [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:29:58-04:00July 29th, 2020|

LATRO’s Statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic

As an international company with operations distributed across four continents worldwide, LATRO is closely following the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications to our employees, customers, and partners. We are already directly experiencing its effects within our team, our business, and our global partnerships. We extend our sincerest well wishes to those individuals, families, and communities that are suffering loss, illness, and significant hardship [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:30:17-04:00March 12th, 2020|

2019 Reflections That Inspire Us Toward 2020

I am not a reflective person by nature. I tend to always be looking ahead and working toward the next set of goals and challenges in front of me. During our 2020 kickoff meetings in January, I was reminded that pausing for reflection is not only healthy but an impactful way to position our team [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:30:17-04:00February 3rd, 2020|

Why are we a leading SIM Box Detection Vendor for 2019?

ROCCO Research recently released its 2019 report on the performance of SIM Box Detection Vendors. The report is based on input and feedback from 134 mobile network operators across 111 countries. 17 vendors were considered in the report with the goal of providing an in depth analysis on “35+ Key Performance Indicators defined by MNOs: [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:30:17-04:00December 17th, 2019|

What I Learned at Our LATRO 2019 User Conference

Building a customer base is hard work. After we landed our first contract for a Revenue Assurance and Fraud Management (RAFM) Bypass Control solution in 2008, we had our first customer. In subsequent pre-sales meetings where we sought to earn a second customer, I always dreaded the inevitable question … “So, what customer references do [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:30:17-04:00November 7th, 2019|
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