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|

ROCCO Report 2021: SIMBOX Detection Vendor Benchmarking

LATRO is honored to have been awarded the highest Overall Rating among Tier 1 vendors in ROCCO’s most recent report. ROCCO, a leading research firm focused on the Roaming, Messaging, Fraud and Security industry, sources insight from more than 500 Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) worldwide. In this particular report, 96 MNOs participated across [...]

By |2021-11-02T13:53:34-04:00October 23rd, 2021|

LATRO Appoints Co-Founder Donald Reinhart as Chief Executive Officer

Company announces preceding COO/CTO will assume CEO responsibilities effective July 1, 2021   EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES, July 7, 2021 --  LATRO, a global provider for telecommunications revenue assurance and fraud management (RAFM) product and services solutions, today announced the appointment of co-founder Donald Reinhart as its new Chief Executive Officer.  Lex Wilkinson, co-founder and the [...]

By |2021-09-12T09:27:45-04:00July 7th, 2021|

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|

Top 5 Fraud Trends During the Pandemic (and how our customers beat them)

For many of us, 2020 was a year that posed new and unprecedented challenges in our personal and professional lives. Despite the unexpected challenges, LATRO remained fully committed to providing customized solutions unmatched in effectiveness for our clients. LATRO’s products and services suite continued to provide international Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) with effective FMS tools to help them successfully navigate through a [...]

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

How Signaling Analytics Helps LATRO Combat Wangiri Fraud

Introduction  The telecom fraud landscape is ever-changing. Methodologies, tactics, and different types of fraud are always being identified and contested. Recently, LATRO identified a shift in the telecom fraud trend towards Wangiri fraud against one of our South American clients. Wangiri fraud, although not new to the telecom fraud world, began affecting Guyana at more frequent rates and higher volumes than previously identified.  As defined by the GSMA Fraud Manual, Wangiri fraud consists [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:29:58-04:00October 28th, 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|

[VIDEO] “Helping Our Customers Save the Day” – My Conversation with David & Sarah

In this interesting and informative video, David, Sarah and I sat down at our U.S.  office in Easton, Pennsylvania  to talk about what the ideal relationship with a client looks like and how by collaborating well with our customers ,we help  them beat the fraudsters.   With several years of impressive work experience accumulated between [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:30:17-04:00November 25th, 2019|
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