During the course of a routine corporate audit, questionable computer access to the payroll system was discovered. The username associated with the activity was that of an employee who had been on leave for the past several months. Forensic analysis of the computer system revealed a pattern of unauthorized activity. Further investigation revealed the corporate IT specialist had been responsible for manipulating the account of the employee on leave, defrauding the company of thousands of dollars. The electronic trail of evidence was used in criminal prosecution.