FBI Has Highly Trained Team to Examine Digital Evidence on Computers, Cell Phones and Cameras

Steve Neavling

In today’s world, digital evidence on computers, cameras and cell phones can make or break a case.

During the fiscal year 2012, the FBI’s Computer Analysis Response Team of nearly 500 trained and certified special agents and others examined more than 10,000 devices, the FBI reports.

How much data was recovered? According to the FBI, 10,500 terabytes of data were examined. That’s the equivalent of 1,050 Libraries of Congress.

The cases ranged from terrorism to corruption.

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