Mobileum on the Move: Attracts Several Operators to its IRSF-Analyzing & Opex-Saving Counter-Fraud Machine

May 2019

Mobileum on the Move: Attracts Several Operators to its IRSF-Analyzing & Opex-Saving Counter-Fraud Machine

interview with Avnish Chauhan

What’s the value of machine learning in fraud control?  CTO of a leading counter-fraud solution provider  discusses ML, biometrics, and voice service analytics in the context of fraud, roaming and security.

Tracfone’s Anti-Fraud Controls and Law Enforcement Actions to Stop Cell Phone Trafficking

April 2019

Tracfone’s Anti-Fraud Controls and Law Enforcement Actions to Stop Cell Phone Trafficking

by Dan Baker

A conversation with an executive at Tracfone Wireless leads to lessons on MVNO fraud control and the significant law enforcement steps Tracfone is taking to stop cellphone trafficking, curb the violent of organized crime, and bring people to justice.

Fraud Management in Music City: The 2017 Equinox Protector User Group Meeting

October 2017

Fraud Management in Music City: The 2017 Equinox Protector User Group Meeting

by Dan Baker

Program details of an upcoming fraud management conference in Nashville, Tennessee in November 2017.  It’s the Equinox Protector User Group Meeting.

Mobileum Brings Analytic Scans & Minimally Invasive Treatment to Fraud Removal

September 2017

Mobileum Brings Analytic Scans & Minimally Invasive Treatment to Fraud Removal

interview with Jason Lane-Sellers

Advanced analytics-driven fraud detection has arriving.  It enables targeted treatment of fraud cases, lessening customer experience mistakes such as blocking calls to legitimate businesses.

WeDo Offers Fraud Detection via a New Cloud Platform

June 2017

WeDo Offers Fraud Detection via a New Cloud Platform

interview with Thomas Steagall

A leading vendor introduces a cloud fraud control solution to serve the low cost, easy-to-deploy-learn-and-support requirements of many new operators, OTTs, and MVNOs.

A Herculean Task: Battling Fraud in an Increasingly Complex Comms World

April 2017

A Herculean Task: Battling Fraud in an Increasingly Complex Comms World

interview with Michalis Mavis

A fraud control expert walks through some interesting cases, gives us his advice on FMS software, and offers four key lessons on the path to fraud management excellence.

The Early Warning Power of IPRN Test Call Detection in Blocking IRSF Fraud

January 2017

The Early Warning Power of IPRN Test Call Detection in Blocking IRSF Fraud

interview with Colin Yates

Detecting the test calls made to International Premium Rate Numbers (IPRN) is helping telcos block IRSF fraud.  An expert explains fraudster methods and the value of IPRN databases.

Calculating the Fraud Risks of the Digital Era

July 2016

Calculating the Fraud Risks of the Digital Era

by Dror Eshet

Digital and mobile technology are an integral part of our daily lives.  Not only is the technology evolving at a frantic rate, but a leading fraud expert explains how fraudsters now team with one another to commit their crimes and magnify the risks to users, companies, and global infrastructure.

SIM Box Bypass: The Damage to Developing Nations and the Actions Regulators Must Take

November 2015

SIM Box Bypass: The Damage to Developing Nations and the Actions Regulators Must Take

interview with Lex Wilkinson

Bypass fraud via the SIM box causes great revenue loss and poses many other dangers, especially in developing nations.  An expert discusses the regulator issues and recommended actions in the fight to control bypass.

Nine Simple Strategies for Protecting an Operator or MVNO from Telecom Fraud

October 2015

Nine Simple Strategies for Protecting an Operator or MVNO from Telecom Fraud

interview with Jim Bolzenius

An expert in telecom fraud management explains essential strategies for aiming a carrier’s or MVNO’s fraud prevention program in the right direction.

About the Expert

Jim Bolzenius

Jim Bolzenius

Jim is an industry expert in the Telecom fraud prevention and detection arena.  Jim participates and contributes to several Global Fraud and Security Associations.  He has worked in the Telecom fraud prevention space for about 20 years.

Jim is currently the Head of anti-fraud Services at Transaction Network Services (TNS).  Prior to that, Jim was the Vice President of Product and Market Development for RoamEx Inc.  Jim also worked for Verizon Wireless for 27 years.  He was the Executive Director of Fraud Prevention and Strategy at Verizon Wireless for 12 years.   Contact Jim via

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