Legal IT Newswire: Altia-ABM Investigative Software Embedding dtSearch Now Deployed Across UK Police Forces, Other Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies

Altia-ABM now looking to expand its reach worldwide to law enforcement and other investigative organizations including those in the U.S.

Headquartered in the UK, Altia-ABM develops innovative software to facilitate investigations and manage covert operations. U.S.-based dtSearch Corp. provides document filters to parse a wide variety of data formats and text retrieval to instantly search terabytes of data.

Altia-ABM products embedding the dtSearch Engine span UK police forces, local and central government agencies. Altia-ABM is now looking to further expand its software footprint globally, including to police and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies across the U.S.

Altia-ABM offers a wide portfolio of products. Insight is an end-to-end investigation management system. Investigation Toolkit assists with information gathering for financial investigations. Financial Analysis Toolbar works with the Investigation Toolkit, offering a range of additional financial analysis applications. Digital Manager enables investigators to digitise any kind of information or evidence up to 80% faster than through manual processes. Caselight is a cloud-based incident management system. And Pegasus lets law enforcement manage all aspects of covert operations in a secure, discreet and efficient way.

“We’ve been told by more than one government agency that they would not have been able to complete certain complex investigations without our software,” says Rob Sinclair, COO with Altia-ABM. For example, according to one senior financial crimes investigator with the UK’s tax collection agency: “We would struggle to prosecute some serious offenders if we didn’t have access to Altia-ABM. We use it constantly to rationalise and sort complex financial information into a format that makes sense to investigators and we also generate new lines of enquiry from the use of Altia-ABM software.”

For data searching, Altia-ABM employs the dtSearch Engine. “A key benefit of our investigation support products is the embedded dtSearch Engine’s ability to instantly search terabytes of investigative and other data,” says Rodney Orr, Altia-ABM’s CTO. dtSearch’s core developer component, the dtSearch Engine works across multiple platforms and operating systems to instantly search terabytes of data with over 25 full-text and metadata-driven search options. dtSearch’s proprietary document filters support a wide range of online and offline data covering numerous document types, emails plus nested attachments, website data and other databases.

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About Altia-ABM,
Altia-ABM is a fast-growing global software group which develops innovative software to facilitate criminal investigations and manage covert operations. The group’s customers who use and trust the products include: 100% of UK police forces, a number of UK Government departments and regulatory authorities. Overseas customers include tax authorities and other government agencies. Altia-ABM’s products significantly save time on investigations and reduce their cost. A controlled test by a UK government authority showed that 80% of their time was saved when they used Altia-ABM software to analyse financial transactions made by suspected criminals.

About dtSearch,
The Smart Choice for Text Retrieval® since 1991, the dtSearch product line has over 25 search options for instantly searching terabytes of text. Along with enterprise and developer text retrieval, the company has its own document filters, offering parsing, extraction, conversion and searching of a broad range of data formats. Supported data types encompass databases, website data, popular “Office” formats, compression formats, and emails with nested attachments. dtSearch developer SDKs span multiple platforms. The company has distributors worldwide with coverage on six continents. In Europe, dtSearch UK ( has been a long-time distributor of the dtSearch product line. See for hundreds of reviews and case studies, as well as fully-functional evaluations.

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