In Kyko Global Inc., before the Court was a determination of the admissibility of materials on a computer. 2014 WL 2694236 (W.D. Washington 2014). The plaintiffs, Kyko Global Inc. and Kyko Global GMBH (“Kyko”) are in the business of fronting money to customers’ accounts receivables. In the fraud case Kyko brought against defendants, Prithvi Information[…Read More]
Introduction The Plaintiffs, shareholders in Krakow Business Park SP. ZO.O. (“KBP”), brought suit against the Defendants, Derek Lewicki, Richard Swiech, and Adam Swiech. Plaintiffs asserted claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1962 (“RICO”). In the instant action, the Plaintiffs claimed that the Defendants participated in the spoliation of evidence by[…Read More]
Plaintiff’s counsel filed a Motion for Sanctions against Defendants Katherine Camera, an individual, and Broadbent Selections, Inc. Defendants’ Counsel Mr. Joseph Marconi and Mr. Victor J. Pioli of Johnson & Bell LTD. successfully defeated those allegations using analysis of Forensicon’s Senior Examiner, Yaniv Schiff.
Forensicon recently assisted a local manufacturing company that was investigating if a recently departed employee misappropriated trade secrets or other proprietary information. Forensicon’s investigation discovered the employee had taken clear steps to delete and hide his/her tracks using multiple anti-forensics tools.
On Oct. 25th, 2007, Pinstripe filed suit against Manpower, Inc. and IBM for breach of contract. Attorneys for Manpower immediately drafted a litigation hold, but in January 2009, in-house counsel the company had failed to issue the hold. Further investigation revealed that two employees may have deleted pertinent email data. Forensicon was hired to conduct[…Read More]
Court Orders Government to Submit Search Protocol Prior To Examining Seized Computer 321 F. Supp. 2d 953 (N.D. Ill. 2004) In a case that involved the seizure of a computer and electronic storage media, the government sought relief from the court’s order, which instructed the government to submit a search protocol before it forensically examined[…Read More]
Computer Forensic Expert Uncovers Employee’s Attempt to Download Employer’s Confidential Documents 2004 WL 1067795 (Md. 2004) The plaintiff filed a motion for a temporary injunction to enjoin the defendant from using trade secrets that the plaintiff believed the defendant had misappropriated. The defendant claimed that any “trade secrets” that he had copied were coincidental. He[…Read More]
Court Does Not Distinguish Between Computer Files Found on Inactive or Active Memory 2004 WL 1068809 (Cal. Ct. App. 2004) In a criminal case, the defendant appealed his conviction involving the possession of child pornography. Among the defendant’s arguments was the contention that the evidence supporting his conviction was insufficient because it was discovered on[…Read More]
Party’s Inconsistent Testimony Justifies Delayed Disclosure Of Computer Forensic Expert 2004 WL 1093385 (N.D. Ill. 2004) In a case involving an alleged breach of a restrictive covenant, the defendant moved to strike the testimony of a computer expert who recovered deleted documents from the defendant’s computer. The defendant argued that allowing the expert’s testimony would[…Read More]
The plaintiff brought legal action against its former employees for misappropriating a number of plaintiff’s computer files. In support of its claims, the plaintiff performed a forensic analysis of the employees’ former work computers and discovered that they had copied confidential files prior to leaving the company.