About Jorge Gonzalez Hernando
Jorge heads up the specialist 15-strong Atos team of utilities fraud specialists. The team’s primary focus on electricity has recently been extended to address the emerging problem of consumer fraud in gas. By coordinating industry expertise with statistical modelling and data analytics, the team has established a strong position in this specialist field.
Articles posted by Jorge Gonzalez Hernando
Catching shadows: fighting fraud in utilities
Fraud is a big business. Non-technical losses, which always seems a very euphemistic way to describe theft, cost European utility companies around €3.7 billion every year. This figure includes the value of electricity used without payment, but it does not include the additional costs related to tracking down fraudsters, damages compensation, or legal proceedings. The incentive to improve detection is not just…