Fighting to Uncover the Evidence
When recent Notre Dame graduate Christina Casino started as an intern in the Cyber Crimes Unit three years ago, she did not expect the stark reality she confronted in her second week on the job.
She went with the police to serve a warrant at the home of a suspected child pornographer. After the team secured the house — and made the owner put on some clothes — Casino entered to collect technological evidence: computers, phones, thumb drives and more.
“We had to wear Hazmat suits with facemasks and Vicks under our noses,” Casino said. “It was repulsive, feces everywhere, no power, no water. The smell was so bad. I was afraid there was going to be a dead animal.”Read the story