Vol. 13, Number 1

A ‘Smart’ Investigation A landmark 2014 United States Supreme Court case ruled that a warrant is now required for the legal search of a cell phone by law enforcement officers. Given the amount of information this tiny device can hold, it is not too...

Vol. 12, Number 1

Counterfeiters Target Obama and Nike Saying that the manufacturing and selling of counterfeit goods is big business would be the understatement of the year. It’s really big business. According to the US Chamber of Commerce, between 5% and 7% of world trade comprises...

Vol. 1, Number 1

Countering Counterfeiting You’re in an enormous warehouse, filled with thousands of garments bearing the names of all the top designers: Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Guess?, Nike. Some of these items would cost hundreds of dollars in...

Vol. 10, Number 1

Craft or Graft? The Insidious World of Construction Fraud Whether it is a public works project, a new high-rise office building, a corporate headquarters, a stadium or a sewer pipe, few things are as costly — and often controversial — as construction...

Vol. 9, No. 1

Computer Forensics: Sherlock Holmes in the Information Age The past decade has certainly been memorable… technology has exploded, advancing so rapidly that most people simply can’t keep up. The PC that was considered state-of-the-art at the turn of the century...

Vol. 7, Number 1

Trademark Infringement in the Online Marketplace By Thomas Coogan, Supervisor of Electronic Research The World Wide Web has proven itself to be one of the premiere marketing grounds for businesses worldwide. The ease and simplicity of setting up a professional website...