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Fraud Protection - V10.0

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Product Description

Fraud Protection is unique to Public Access Lines (PAL). For information regarding Resale - Public Access Line (PAL) Service.

There are three types of Fraud Protection which include:

  • In Fraud Protection will not allow collect and third number calls to be billed to the PAL service.
  • Out Fraud Protection restricts operator assisted long distance calls to collect, bill to third party, and calling card calls.
  • In and Out Fraud Protection will not allow collect and third party numbers billed to the PAL Service and restricts operator assisted long distance to collect, bill to third party and calling card calls.

Fraud Protection features are available with PAL Service dependent on individual state offerings.

Fraud Protection by itself does not block 1+ dialing. Based on the blocking option chosen, you can choose to block or not to block 1+ dialing. If you choose not to block 1+ dialing, you will be responsible for any 1+ charges incurred.

Additional blocking features include:

Fraud Protection is available where facilities exist throughout CenturyLink QC.

Availability

Additional information can be found in the Pre Ordering Overview.

To determine availability refer to the individual state Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Pricing

Rate Structure

Fraud Protection may have a recurring and a nonrecurring charge based on state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Rates

Retail rates for this feature can be found in the state specific Tariffs/Catalogs/Price Lists.

Rates and/or discounts are available in Exhibit A or the specific rate sheet in your Interconnection or Resale Agreement.

Ordering

Ordering Rules

Additional information on ordering can be found in the Ordering Overview.

Additional entries are applicable that must be included on the Resale Services (RS) Form. These identify the type of blocking that is being requested on a telephone number. Detailed information on field entry requirements can be found in the Local Service Ordering Guidelines (LSOG). Click on Resale Services (RS), then scroll to the BLOCK field to determine the correct entries for the appropriate blocking.

Feature Activity Types (Action Codes)

The valid Feature Activity Types are:

  • D = Disconnect
  • N = Add

NOTE: When changing from one feature to another, use N and D Feature Activity Types.

Fraud protection is available through intrastate and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) interstate tariff offerings. Though USOCs and rates differ by tariff, the functionality provided is identical. Use either the intrastate or interstate USOC to request Fraud Protection.

Feature Codes (USOCs)

Intrastate Fraud Protection State Availability
All States except WY WY
Incoming Fraud Protection PSES1 PSES1
Outgoing Fraud Protection PSESO PSES0
Incoming and Outgoing Fraud Protection PSESP PSESP
Fraud Protection with direct dialed long distance restriction Not Available PSEST
FCC Interstate Fraud Protection State Availability
All States
In-only PSES2
Out-only PSES3
In and Out PSES4
FCC- Fraud Protection with direct dialed long distance restriction Not Available

Feature Detail (FID and Data Requirements)

Detailed information on field entry requirements can be found in the Local Service Ordering Guidelines (LSOG). Click on Resale Services (RS), then scroll to the BLOCK field to determine the correct entries for the appropriate blocking.

Adding Fraud Protection

This feature is ordered by including:

  • Feature Activity Type N and the appropriate USOC from the Feature Codes

Removing Fraud Protection

This feature is removed by including:

  • Feature Activity Type D and the appropriate USOC.

Last Update: March 23, 2015