Managers start new company in the very offices of their employers; computers and backups disappear.

A foreign branch of the entertainment arm of a multinational conglomerate suspected that key managers had been attempting to incorporate company intellectual assets into a competing product line. Once suspects believed they were under suspicion, relevant office computers were reported as stolen. Data backups were reported as missing. Under pressure, original computers were found and produced by computer expert among suspect group, but with large amounts of data missing. Burgess Forensics engaged to investigate. Unequivocal evidence of illegal activities was produced from remains of files on computers in question.

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