Tackling SIM Box Fraud with Regulatory Restrictions – A Case Study

INTRODUCTION Protecting today’s international voice termination revenues is not easy work. Due to sophisticated and evolving fraud techniques, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) face growing challenges in detecting bypass terminations. The battle becomes even more difficult when Operators must comply with strict Regulatory restrictions that favor mobile subscribers over the Operator’s fraud controls. [...]

By |2021-10-05T08:15:38-04:00September 16th, 2021|

LATRO Appoints Co-Founder Donald Reinhart as Chief Executive Officer

Lex Wilkinson and Don Reinhart founded LATRO more than a decade ago when the two came together following successful careers at Verizon Wireless and Tektronix, respectively. Today LATRO is a recognized and trusted brand within the international telecom revenue assurance and fraud management (RAFM) sector. As the company looks to the future, the two partners [...]

By |2021-08-20T02:48:37-04:00July 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|

A Fraudster’s Tale

The following post was written by one of our colleagues while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. LATRO works with telecom operators and law enforcement agencies around the world to geolocate and bust fraudulent SIM Box operations. The following story is a creative imagination of what a day in the life of a fraudster [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:29:58-04:00August 16th, 2020|

Focusing on the 5%. Why negative customer feedback matters to LATRO

In 2020, the GSMA reported over 5.1 billion mobile subscribers globally – this unprecedented level of connectivity and information is at an all-time high. Modern network monitoring technology has advanced, providing operators with enormous amounts of data. Understanding this information can prove to be a daunting task – especially for fraud teams. The ability to [...]

By |2021-08-19T19:30:17-04:00February 11th, 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|

[VIDEO] Conversations with LATRO: The Co-Founders Edition

We got our Co-Founders to sit down and have an unscripted chat about their experience working together and building LATRO. The result was an uncut, single take video of a very thoughtful conversation between them.  Shot at our US headquarters in Easton, Pennsylvania, we hear them talk about how the telecom market has evolved, specifically [...]

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

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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