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4Discovery’s Melody Haase Provides Internet Intelligence Training to Local & Federal Law Enforcement Officials in Vermont

Demand for training in this specialized area is growing as social media becomes an important source of relevant digital evidence You were most likely aware that 4Discovery is a leading provider of digital forensics for the litigation community, but did you also know that we frequently provide internet investigation training at the federal and local law enforcement level? Last week, our very own Melody Haase led a two day training …Read More

4Discovery Hires Industry Veteran Bob Figuly to Grow their Corporate Counsel Business

In a move to bolster the growth of their unique service offerings to the inside counsel market, 4Discovery LLC has announced the hiring of a well-regarded industry veteran, Bob Figuly. Figuly joins 4Discovery from Caliber Litigation Services, where he was the President of their Midwest Region. “We are seeing a significant increase in demand for our professional services from the corporate market,” said Jeffrey Hartman, Partner and Co-Founder of 4Discovery, “and we …Read More

New York Man Convicted for Hacking, Crashing Former Employer’s Network

The “trusted insider” remains the most significant threat to company networks The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced last week that Dariusz J. Prugar, age 32, of Syracuse, New York, was convicted after a week-long trial before a federal jury in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, of computer fraud and wire fraud. Prugar was the network administrator for Pa Online, an internet service provider in Enola, Pennsylvania.  Kruger …Read More

Scott Jones Joins Elite Chicago-Based Computer Forensics Firm 4Discovery

Jones brings a decade of computer forensics experience to 4Discovery In a move to bolster their position as a premier computer forensics firm, and expand their service offerings to their impressive client list, 4Discovery LLC has announced the hiring of a ten year industry veteran, Scott Jones. Mr. Jones is an accomplished expert who most recently oversaw global digital forensics projects as a part of the information security team for Motorola …Read More

4Discovery Opens New York Office

Elite Chicago Computer Forensics Firm Expands Footprint. “A Natural Expansion.” For over 12 years, leading Chicago attorneys have turned to 4Discovery’s team of experts to solve some of their most challenging computer forensics issues. Now, New York lawyers will be able to do the same. “This is a very natural expansion for us,” according to 4Discovery partner and co-founder, Jeffrey Hartman. “We serve over 19 of the top 25 law …Read More

Smartphone Forensics: 10 Tips From The E-Discovery Trenches

Law360, New York (June 19, 2014, 9:59 AM ET) — A real case study: The principal of a Chicago-area school had been accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a student. The student produced a suggestive text message that she alleged had been sent to her by the principal, who denied sending it. Lawyers for the school district were granted a motion to perform a computer forensics analysis of …Read More

Think Social Media eDiscovery is A Waste of Time? Ask the Guy with the Fish!

Photos from Social Media & Websites Play Prominent Role in Ex-Cops, Firefighter’s Disability Fraud Case in New York [1] In our business we often witness people engaged in the most stupid, repulsive, and often illegal activity.  Rarely has this fact been more dramatically illustrated than in the example of the recently exposed fraud related to a number of social security disability claims in New York. The Background Who will ever …Read More

Will Mobile Device Forensic Evidence Play a Role in the Recent Fatal Train Accident in New York?

Investigators on the scene issued a drug & alcohol test on the engineer…and grabbed his mobile phone for forensic analysis[1] The New York Metro-North Railroad commuter train raced into the tight 30 MPH curve at an astonishing 82 MPH, according to NTSB investigators, resulting in a dramatic crash and derailment that killed four and left more than 70 injured.  Early reports suggest train operator error. What was one of the …Read More