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Engaging advanced analytics to combat telecommunications fraud

Executive Brief

Engaging advanced analytics to combat telecommunications fraud

Executive Brief

Telecommunications companies lost more than $29 billion to consumer fraud in 2017 globally (1.27% of their revenues). The largest and most advanced communications service providers (CSPs) have sophisticated fraud detection systems and processes in place, but those organizations are now questioning their fraud readiness. Are they doing enough? Fraudsters may be individuals or increasingly sophisticated criminal networks. They constantly develop new methods and target new lines of business. The business models of the CSPs have changed and their products, services, and distribution networks have become exposed.