Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders, Second Edition

April 14, 2008

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

Section 10 — Online or Economic Fraud

Potential digital evidence in online or economic fraud investigations includes:

  • Computers.
  • Removable media.
  • Mobile communication devices.
  • External data storage devices.
  • Online auction sites and account data.
  • Databases.
  • PDAs, address books, and contact lists.
  • Printed e-mail, notes, and letters.
  • Calendars or journals.
  • Financial asset records.
  • Accounting or recordkeeping software.
  • Printed photos and image files.
  • Records or notes of chat sessions.
  • Information regarding Internet activity.
  • Customer credit information.
  • Online banking information.
  • List(s) of credit card numbers.
  • Telephone numbers and call logs.
  • Credit card magnetic strip reader.
  • Credit card statements or bills.
  • Printers, copiers, and scanners.
Date Created: April 9, 2008