Automotive Forensics & Investigation of Vehicles
Stolen Vehicle Investigation
Vehicle crime is a highly organized criminal activity affecting all regions of the whole world and with clear links to organized crime and terrorism. Vehicles are not only stolen for their entire functionality, but are also trafficked to finance other crimes. They can also be used as bomb carriers or in the perpetration of other crimes. At the end of December 2015 7.4 million records of reported stolen motor vehicles were registered globally. Digitpol has a keen focus on supporting SMVI by deploying skills and tools.
Recovery of Deleted Digital VIN and KM data
On behalf of LEA and Insurance firms, our SMV team have capabilites to recover deleted forensic from coded parts. We can recover deleted KM, VIN and Serial numbers from flash and memory chips using a method known as chip-off forensics.
Vehicle Component Investigation
Annually thousands of vehicle’s are stolen for parts throughout Europe, LEA discover daily thousands of standalone parts removed from stolen vehicles. Digitpol has a keen focus on supporting SMVI by deploying mobile forensic tools to identify the standalone parts, recovery locations and historic routes driven by the driver, and support with skills and tools to assist..
Counterfeit Automotive Parts
Digitpol is an International leader in the fight against the manufacturing, sale and distribution of Counterfeit Automotive Parts & Software. We investigate illegal Diagnostic Tools, counterfeit Repair Manuals & Software and Illegal tools used to manipulate immoblizers.
We are researching the growing problem of counterfeit Airbags, modules & steering wheels, brake parts and ABS sensors
Forensic Crash Investigation
Digitpol has rich amount of experience in recovery of Crash Data from vehicle control systems such as ECU, ABS, SRS and other CAN BUS enabled devices.
A study carried out by the Dutch organisation CRM used car management in 2010, based on conservative assumptions, found that in the Benelux, France and Germany, mileage fraud amounts to €1.4 – €2.8 billion annually, with 30-40% of all imported cars manipulated. Applying that figure to the entire EU puts it at staggering €5.6 – €9.6 billion. Digitpol are experts in the analysis of KM data stored in vehicles and vehicle parts. we can conduct an analysis on location or at our offices.
Motor Insurance Fraud
Fraudulent insurance claims are a significant problem globally and growing. Our vehicle expert teams can assist establish the facts on a claim, verify the vehicle has been involved in the claim and the damage is related to the claim.
We specialise in Digital Investigation of Motor Insurance Fraud. We are experts in the analysis of “staged collisions” where a vehicle has been reported however the collision never happened. We deploy digital forensic methods to undercover the traces stored in vehicle modules.
Connected Car Security
On behalf of OEM’s we carry out testing of the secured vehicle and the telematics. We conduct controlled tests to discovery anomalies.
How will your agency investigate the logs of a connected vehicle?