Method and system for preventing illicit use of a telephony platform

  • US 8,737,962 B2
  • Filed: 07/24/2013
  • Issued: 05/27/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/24/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • enrolling a plurality of accounts on a telecommunications platform, wherein an account includes account configuration;

    at a fraud detection system of the telecommunications platform, receiving account usage data, wherein the account usage data includes at least communication configuration data and billing configuration data of account configuration and further includes communication history of the plurality of accounts;

    calculating fraud scores of a set of fraud rules from the usage data, wherein at least a sub-set of the fraud rules include conditions of usage data patterns between at least two accounts;

    detecting when the fraud scores of an account satisfy a fraud threshold;

    initiating an action response when a fraud score satisfies the fraud threshold.

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