Category Archive for "Forensics – Documents"

Development Process

September 17, 2015
dan

CP-SIIG’s service providers commence document investigations with optical examinations, followed by one or a combination of the development processes followed again by optical examinations. Image capture and enhancement occurs at each stage where a fingerprint is revealed. Development processes include:…

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Fingerprint Services

September 17, 2015
dan

CP-SIIG has access to modern and well equipped fingerprint examination laboratories accepting criminal, civil and private cases encompassing all aspects of fingerprint analysis. Fingerprint imaging systems (VSC6000 and DCS4), a cyanoacrylate (superglue) fuming chamber, chemical development capabilities and a complete…

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Requirements for Examination

September 17, 2015
dan

For CP-SIIG’s service providers to maximise the evidential potential of a document it is very important to submit the original questioned document for examination wherever this is possible. If the original is not available, the best quality, earliest generation copy…

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Examination Process

September 17, 2015
dan

For both signature and handwriting matters, CP-SIIG’s service providers make a detailed examination of the questioned and specimen signatures or handwriting with the aid of microscopes in order to ascertain, amongst other parameters, the precise method of construction of letter…

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Rubber Stamp Impressions

September 17, 2015
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Documents bearing rubber stamp impressions can be examined by CP-SIIG’s service providers to determine such things as: whether they are original stamp impressions or colour reproductions, whether stamp impressions on multiple documents originated from the one rubber stamp, whether stamp…

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Paper & Ink Examination

September 17, 2015
dan

CP-SIIG’s service providers can undertake non-invasive forensic examinations of papers as well as writing and printing inks. It is necessary to do so in matters where a question arises as to: whether a document has been altered; when an entry…

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Examination of Impressions Latent Writing & Machine Impressions

September 17, 2015
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CP-SIIG’s service providers utilise the latest technological equipment to assist in determining whether the writing impressions in a document were generated before or after the original handwriting entries on the same document. Documents can be examined for latent writing impressions…

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Sequencing & Relative Dating

September 17, 2015
dan

While determining the absolute time and date that a document was produced or an entry was written is very rare, it is often possible for CP-SIIG’s service providers to determine the relative time of the production of a document or…

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Signatures

September 17, 2015
dan

In a typical signature case, CP-SIIG’s service providers conduct detailed microscopic comparative examinations of a set of known (“specimen”) signatures and one or more questioned signatures, the writer of which is in doubt. Signature forgery can occur in many ways…

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Handwriting Examination

September 17, 2015
dan

No two persons with mature handwriting write exactly alike. With adequate amounts of proper comparison material CP-SIIG’s service providers can differentiate between the two. In a typical case, detailed microscopic and general comparative examinations are made of a set of…

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