Detail Records (CDRs)
This information is available only from the mobile network operators and shows
the information from the wholesale handset bill plus information concerning the
routing of telecommunications data/traffic. Due to the specialist nature
of this material, and privacy concerns, such data will often only be disclosed
once the CSP has been served with an order of the court
or when a bona-fide
legal requirement has been identified (i.e. authoritative police service sign-off or following defence solicitor instructions).
This information is fundamental to each
and every case where the accurate attribution of patterns of contact between
parties is required. This data is usually distilled or re-formatted to
allow the production of 'Colour Coded Sequence Charts' (CCSC)
illustrating the peaks and trends of contact, usually overlaid with a time-line
indicating other events of relevance (e.g. schedules of surveillance
observations or times and dates directly associated with the offence being
In accordance with the Data Retention Directive
, UK network operators hold this information for between 6 to 12
months, meaning that it is essential to make the application for this data as soon as is
practically possible. We are also experienced to comment upon matters
concerning legislation including the 'Data Protection Act 1998' (DPA),
'Communications Act 2003' (CMA), 'Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA)'
Our analysts can assist in understanding expert
evidence; ensuring that the instructing party secures suitable
so that adequate case preparations can be made.
ACK EVIDENCE can assist in detailed and comprehensive
of telephone schedules, sequence charts, and billing records.
From testing the overall accuracy, through to distilling thousands of pages of
evidence into a few pages of empirical statistics that will allow insight into