The Director of the FBI’s Computer Forensics Laboratory in Radnor, Special Agent JP McDonald, says the lab develops evidence for investigations into both terrorist acts and regular crimes. “We supported the FBI investigation into the Senator Fumo case. In terrorism we did the Fort Dix case and the Jihad Jane case, but then we support Montgomery County cases and some of the cases that made big news, the Heather Zeo case and the Charles Hurst case, were the result of digital evidence. We supported those investigations also.”
Heather Zeo was a North Penn teacher and Charles Hurst was an assistant principal who admitted improper actions involving students. Both pleaded guilty to corrupting minors. McDonald, who lives in Montgomery County, says the FBI Computer Forensics Lab works very closely with the Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware County District Attorney’s offices. He appeared Monday on the WNPV talk program Comment Please by Univest.