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Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds Traditionally, subscriber fraud has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal businesses, tax evasion and even money laundering. Fortunately, providers do have ways to […]

Criminal Minds

TRADITIONALLY, SUBSCRIBER FRAUD has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal businesses, tax evasion and even money laundering. Fortunately, providers do have ways to prevent, detect […]

Table of Contents

  Vol 21, No. 6 June 2007 SHOP TALK SPRINT CUTBACKS REACH CHANNEL MITEL/INTER-TEL JOIN TO TACKLE SMB MARKET TELEPACIFIC HONORS TOP AGENTS WHITACRE HANDS OVER AT&T REINS PLATINUM UPROOTS TRINSIC OPS AGENT ALLIANCE ELECTS NEW BOARD NEWS BRIEFS PORTFOLIO FOR THE RECORD Call centers and virtually any other business can get rid of manual […]

Cutting Telecom Fraud May Impede Terrorists

By Frances Feld, CAE The fight against telecommunications fraud is not solely about staving off substantial revenue losses - $35 billion to $40 billion, according the Communications Fraud Control Association’s 2003 survey of carriers in 26 countries. It also is about preventing telephone companies from being unwitting accessories to crimes and terrorism. If it were possible […]

Soap Box: Does the Punishment Fit the Crime?

Posted: 7/2003 Does the Punishment Fit the Crime? By Neil S. Ende, Alexandre B. Bouton and Tom K. Sinai Slamming. The word itself conjures up images of aggressive, even violent, misconduct. It is quite appropriate then that, in the telecom world, the word has become associated with unauthorized conversion of a consumers telephone service. From […]

Qwest Faces Criminal Investigation

Qwest Communications International Inc. (www.qwest.com) said Tuesday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) informed it that the U.S. Attorney’s office had begun a criminal investigation of Qwest. The U.S. Attorney’s office did not disclose the nature of the investigation. In a statement released from its Denver headquarters, the company said Qwest will cooperate fully with […]

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