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Cybergenetics TrueAllele 100 sextillion DNA match statistic testimony helps convict Maryland man on bank robbery charges in federal court

Alexandria, VA

Edward Martin Andrews was indicted on October 10, 2011 on four counts of bank robbery and firearm possession. He was tried in federal court in Alexandria, VA. On October 24, Cybergenetics Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Mark Perlin testified at the trial about DNA mixture evidence containing three unknown contributors left at one of the crime scenes. Cybergenetics TrueAllele® computer found a DNA match statistic at the level of 100 sextillion (a 1 followed by 23 zeros) associating Mr. Andrews with the evidence. The jury convicted the defendant two days later.

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