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Intelligent Investigation Procedures

Written by DFM Team

Intelligent Investigation Procedures

In most investigations, a brief determines the scope and the potential artefacts of interest. However, in many situations, the investigation uncovers matters beyond the scope, and management strategies have to be put in place. In some cases, privileged information is discovered, and in others private information or artefacts that may create a possession liability for the investigator. In each situation, the investigator has to be ready to act correctly according to law and to treat each risk with best practices. An intelligent investigator has to put together compliant best practice and conformance evaluation in one action. In many situations the intensity of work demands may obscure the bigger picture and the repetitive production of reports leave untreated matters of significance along with the correctly prepared deliverables.

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