Phone fraud

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Communications fraud is the use of telecommunications products or services without intention to pay.

Many operators have increased measures to minimize fraud and reduce their losses. Communications operators tend to keep their actual loss figures and plans for corrective measures confidential.[1]

According to a 2011 survey by CFCA, an industry group created to reduce fraud against carriers, the five top fraud loss categories reported by operators were:[1]

Types of frauds[edit]

Fraud against users by phone companies[edit]

Fraud against customers by third parties[edit]

Fraud by phone companies against one another[edit]

Fraud against the phone company by users[edit]

Frauds against the phone company by third parties[edit]

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