Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders

April 14, 2008

Chapter 7. Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Considerations by Crime Category

Section 3 — Counterfeiting

Potential digital evidence in counterfeiting investigations includes:

  • Computers.
  • Handheld mobile devices.
  • PDAs or address books.
  • Information regarding Internet activity.
  • Information regarding checks, currency, and money orders.
  • Removable media and external data storage devices.
  • Credit card magnetic strip reader.
  • Online banking software.
  • Calendar(s).
  • Reproductions of signatures.
  • Customer information or credit card data.
  • False identification.
  • Printed e-mail, notes, and letters.
  • False financial transaction forms.
  • Information regarding financial records.
  • Printouts of databases.
Date Created: April 9, 2008