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Forensic computing uncloaks industrial espionage

Forensic computing techniques proved decisive in winning a recent High Court action involving underhand dealings and industrial espionage in Britain’s automotive tools industry. Computer forensics firm Vogon International was called in to help investigate the alleged theft of electronic copies of vital engineering drawings by a former director and members of staff who had left British Midland Tools, in Tamworth near Birmingham, to join Midland International Tooling Ltd (MIT). British Midland Tools’ suspicions were aroused when MIT set up shop almost on its doorstep, offering identical services only weeks after its staff had left their former company. It was alleged the suspects had taken the electronic blueprints to their new company and had begun to attract business from customers of British Midland Tools valued at £3m. British Midland Tools began a legal action and obtained a search order authorising a raid on MIT. Full Story

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