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The Criminal Connection

Written by DFM Team


The Criminal Connection

The past decade has seen a complete transformation in human communications. The notion of carrying around a handset to connect you to people on the other side of the world would have been dismissed as ridiculous 100 years ago. But nowadays people rely on mobile phones to communicate.

The ever-increasing media that is available poses a number of problems for investigators who have to deal with criminals that are using their mobiles to mastermind operations and carry out illegal activities. The ‘mobile explosion’ that has occurred over the last decade has meant that investigators have had to keep up with the advances in technology to stay one step ahead of the tech-savvy criminal.




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