Convicted forensics expert defends record

Perhaps the hardest thing for Jim Bates to hear at his sentencing for making false written witness statements in criminal proceedings was the Judge, Simon Hammond, saying: “I’m quite sure his career as an expert witness is now finished.” Bates is a founding father of the UK’s forensic computing industry. He made his name analysing the Aids Trojan back in 1989, and had then been invited to lecture at the Police Bramshill Training College in Hampshire on the emerging threat of viruses. His forensic expertise has been used in major cases ever since…

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