Richmond Computer Forensics

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


Below, we’ll take a look into Richmond Computer Forensics expert assistance for cases. In Richmond, 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 Richmond digital forensics expert include:

  • Computer fraud under Va. Code Sec. 18.2-152.3 charges in Richmond.
  • 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 Richmond 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 Richmond
  • 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 Richmond 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 Richmond 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 Richmond 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

Richmond Mobile Device Digital Forensics

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

Richmond Court Expert Witness in Digital Forensics

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Richmond Computer Forensics Cases

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

KROMER v. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia, Court of Appeals, June 14, 2005 - Richmond, VA police responded to a fire at a residence. A bomb technician, questioned appellant about certain explosive materials found. The police examined the contents of a computer located inside the residence for “explosive recipes.” Instead, the police computer forensics specialist found the use of certain key words connected to child pornography such as “lolita” and “underage.” He received more than one hundred hits. He looked for files or photographs, and located numerous images that were possibly child pornography. The defendant was convicted.

Contact a Richmond 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 Richmond Courts. Contact us to discuss how we may assist you as a Richmond digital foreniscs expert..