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Join investigators, examiners, and prosecutors as they share the riveting cases that helped define their careers and how digital forensics played a pivotal part in the investigation.

Digital Forensics In Real Life Magnet Forensics

    • True Crime
    • 4.7 • 27 Ratings

Join investigators, examiners, and prosecutors as they share the riveting cases that helped define their careers and how digital forensics played a pivotal part in the investigation.

    S2E2 Retracing Steps: How She Murdered Her Husband

    S2E2 Retracing Steps: How She Murdered Her Husband

    This episode Aaron Sparling, a veteran of the Portland Police Bureau, discusses his work on the 2018 murder case of Daniel Brophy.

    • 40 min
    S2E1 DFIRL Live: The Sextortion Case of Daniel Harris

    S2E1 DFIRL Live: The Sextortion Case of Daniel Harris

    Today's guest is Jim Cole, a retired Supervisory Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). He shared the case of Daniel Harris—a disgraced former top gun Navy F-18 pilot who sextorted at least 70 child victims around the globe—live on stage at the Magnet User Summit in Nashville.
    This episode gets deep into the weeds of digital forensics in an extremely complex case. Jim speaks about best practices for working with digital cameras, some very creative forensic techniques that proved the defendant was perpetrating the crimes despite confusing claims of third party hacking, how he defended his case on the witness stand, and much more. 

    • 55 min
    S1E10 The eBay Swindler

    S1E10 The eBay Swindler

    The eBay Swindler is a fraud case, with tens of thousands of victims and millions of dollars in damages from a criminal using automated tools to rip people off at scale. This case involves man hunts in the real and digital worlds, a ton of digital evidence, and a pretty hilarious arrest.

    • 42 min
    S1E9 Mens Rea: The Murder of Dorothy Hall

    S1E9 Mens Rea: The Murder of Dorothy Hall

    This story demonstrates that digital evidence has over other kinds of evidence; the ability to show what’s in a criminal’s mind. Whether a crime was intentional or accidental has a big impact on sentencing in our justice system, and Larry’s investigation shows how well digital devices can help us understand a perpetrator’s guilty mind.

    • 41 min
    S1E8 The Case of Baby Eloise

    S1E8 The Case of Baby Eloise

    This is the case of baby Eloise, a story about a man found guilty of murder after violently abusing his girlfriend’s 17-month old girl. Please be advised that there are horrific details provided about this case and listener discretion is advised.

    • 31 min
    S1E7 Toxic Relationship: The Murder of Mary Yoder (Part 2)

    S1E7 Toxic Relationship: The Murder of Mary Yoder (Part 2)

    Part two of our two-part episode, the murder of Mary Yoder. Yoder was a chiropractor in Buffalo N.Y. who was poisoned by Colchicine, and our guest -- Tony Martino -- was the digital forensic investigator who worked through the case.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

ktjd14 ,

More please!

As an Investigator just learning digital forensics and how they can be used for criminal defense I love this even though it is from a law enforcement perspective. Great show.

Spitfire544 ,

A True Crime podcast at its finest.

This is a fantastic true crime podcast that really connects the dots between the crimes and how digital evidence helped solve the case.

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