Cellular phones have become the device that stores the most pertinent and relevant data for most people. This has caused them to become one of the most valuable sources of evidence for criminal investigations. And many times, those cellular devices are prepaid from sources such as TracFone, Straight Talk, Simple Mobile, Boost, MetroPCS and Cricket. This creates more work for investigators to prove ownership of the device. In this webinar the attendee will be instructed on numerous methods to prove ownership of prepaid devices and accounts. Specifically, the attendee will be instructed on the following:
What is a prepaid phone?
MNO’s vs MVNO’s.
How to identify the true provider?
Both free and pay services
Using the phone to prove ownership
Accounts, passwords, social media, pictures
Other sources of data
Using the records to prove ownership
Using Social Media to prove ownership
Creating a report with this data
During the webinar, instruction will be given on how to download a copy of the instructor’s PowerPoint as well as additional resource materials pertaining to the topic.