Portsmouth Computer Forensics

Computer forensics expert in Portsmouth assisting clients with civil and criminal cases. Digital forensics for attorneys handling civil and criminal cases.

Portsmouth Circuit Court

Below, we’ll take a look into Portsmouth Computer Forensics expert assistance for cases. In Portsmouth, the Courts often listen to expert witness testimony in the field of digital forensics. In criminal cases, the Commowealth's attorney may present a cyber forensics expert who may be employed by the police or the Attorney General. In turn, the defense may (or should) have its own expert to assist the defense attorney in presenting a defense and explaining to the Judge and/or jury some of the complexities involved in digital evidence to raise reasonable doubt.

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Some examples of criminal cases normally requiring the assistance of a Portsmouth digital forensics expert include:

  • Computer fraud under Va. Code Sec. 18.2-152.3 charges in Portsmouth.
  • Computer trespass under Va. Code Sec. 18.2-152.4 or violations of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 USC 1030, which may be charged in Portsmouth or at the United States District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia
  • 18.2-374.3 Use of communications devices to facilitate offenses involving minors also known as computer solicitaion of a minor in Portsmouth
  • Possession, distribution of child pornography under Va. Code Sec. 18.2-374.1.1
  • Internet identity theft and aggravated identity theft or violation of the Virginia Computer crime statutes
  • Unauthorized transmission of bulk or unsolicited email (SPAM) under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act
  • Cyber stalking, computer harassment.

In civil litigation in the Portsmouth Courts, a forensics expert for a party examines the evidence in the case and may present a report with findings for the attorneys or the Court.
Some civil litigation cases in Portsmouth where a digital forensics expert may assist include:

  • Employee misappropriation - Sometimes occurs when an employee leaves his/her employer to start a competing company and engages in unauthorized access, taking, and use of the former employer's sensitive data.
  • Civil negligence and tort cases in Portsmouth where the use of a computer device or data residing in the device has to be obtained or authenticated.
  • Unathorized access to a computer device (hacking) or exceeding authorization
  • Computer fraud

Portsmouth Mobile Device Digital Forensics

Most cases where electronic evidence is at issue today will involve the analysis of mobile devices.

Portsmouth Court Expert Witness in Digital Forensics

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Portsmouth Computer Forensics Cases

These are some cases decided in Portsmouth where computer forensics played an important part. This list is being periodically updated.

Scott v. United States, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, 2018 - The defendant did not retain his own computer forensics expert despite the government presenting several items of evidence through it's own digital evidence examiner. Part of the alleged conspiracy ocurred when a Ms. Calderon testified that when she was living in Portsmouth with her two year-old daughter, a woman contacted her via Facebook and asked her if she wanted to make some money by hosting hotel parties. Domingo Rivera, a Virginia digital forensics expert and attorney provides some discussion regarding the issues raised by this case.

Contact a Portsmouth Computer Forensics Expert

AVM Technology has qualified as expert witness in the field of digital forensics in the Virginia Circuit Courts. As such, we may assist you in civil or criminal cases litigated in the Portsmouth Courts. Contact us to discuss how we may assist you as a Portsmouth digital foreniscs expert..