State launches lab to fight growing problem of cyber crime | AL.com

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, Middle District U.S. Attorney Louis Franklin and other law enforcement officials on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 announced the launch of a statewide cyber crime lab.  

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall on Wednesday announced the launch of a Cyber crime lab in his office to help with growing threat of cyber crime.

Joining Marshall at a Montgomery press conference was Louis Franklin, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, as well as representatives from the FBI, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations, the Alabama Fusion Center and the Alabama Office of Prosecution Services.

Over the past year, Marshall said, investigators from his office assisted more than 30 law enforcement agencies in cyber investigations. Those tasks included unlocking cell phone evidence in homicides, tracking down credit/debit card skimmers,

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