Why analyse mobile telephone records?space
Law enforcement agencies have limited resources, so don’t automatically check all handsets for information, even if a phone is seized during an arrest. This means that potentially crucial evidence may be left unused. What if a photograph contained on a mobile could exonerate a defendant?pace
Evidential Ltd experts can undertake a full forensic investigation of a mobile phone, revealing a substantial amount of current and past content.
Mobile phone billing records
Information can also be obtained from mobile telephone networks, such as bills for calls, text messages and internet use. Network providers store this data for at least 12 months, but financial restraints often prevent the prosecution from obtaining it.
Evidential can carry out a comprehensive analysis, retrieving all available data and presenting a detailed, accurate sequence of events to support a case. For more information about in-depth analysis of mobile phone use, including geographical location, please see our cell site analysis page.
In such cases, computer-based evidence has been used not only to incriminate, but also to effectively support alibis.