SmartWater to cut crime in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Police have partnered with a forensic security firm, SmartWater CSI, with a view to cutting down crime across the region. Over 500 packs containing unique SmartWater forensic liquid will be distributed to selected neighbourhoods, with a potential for even more neighbourhoods in the future. Police Chief Sarah Mooney said: “SmartWater will not…

IMPORTANT Health & Safety Announcement

SmartWater has two important Health & Safety and Compliance announcements with regards to the future use of forensic technology products and services.   1. Impending EU wide restriction on use of NMP solvent by forensic taggants companies: EU regulation 2018/588 of 18th April 2018 relating to the forthcoming banning of solutions (including forensic taggants) containing…

Life imprisonment for armed robbers exposed after inserting SmartWater marked notes into betting machines

Two men from west London have been given life sentences behind bars after stabbing a guard and threatening another with a gun while committing two armed robberies, in which SmartWater-marked notes were recovered from betting machines linking them to their crimes. Scott Berridge, 41, and Anwar Shah, 51, were sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on the 24th…

Gang who stole £193k and laundered stolen cash at bookmakers brought to a halt by SmartWater evidence

An ‘audacious’ gang who robbed £193,000 by targeting cash-in-transit vans are facing years in prison, after money they laundered at dozens of bookmakers was found to be marked with SmartWater. Gang leader Dario Eastcroft, 25, and seven other men have been jailed for their part in the ‘high-stakes’ conspiracy across north Manchester and east Lancashire…

US Multi-agency operation uses SmartWater to catch Tulare thieves

Two alleged thieves were busted in a multi-agency investigation using SmartWater technologies in Tulare County, CA. The investigation started when a Tulare-area business owner called deputies after a string of thefts at a metal shop. Tulare County District Attorney’s investigators decided to use bait equipment on the property and, with some help from detectives with the…