CSI Africa CEO Amelia Griesel is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners of South Africa (ACFE SA), and an active participant in the ACFE SA Science Forum. Amelia occupied the position of president of the South African Professional Polygraph Association for two consecutive years, and is currently the vice president of the South African Polygraph Federation (SAPFED). Through CSI Africa Amelia provides first class forensic fingerprint training to legal teams and private organisations. Amelia is a successful graduate of the Academy for Scientific Investigative Training.

Ban the Box restricts employers asking about a candidates criminal convictions, and appears to be gaining traction in the United States. But will it work in SA?

Fingerprint specialist and CSI Africa contractor, Armand van Heerden, has become the first individual from Africa to earn the title of Certified Crime Scene Analyst (CSSA) from the International Association for Identification (IAI).

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As of January 2019 all new teachers will be required to submit police clearance certificates. But will it happen, and is it enough? We’ve got a solution.

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South Wales police in the United Kingdom recently apprehended a suspected drug dealer using nothing more than a partial picture of his hand and a bit of clever computer work. If anything, this should be a warning to offenders that technology is catching up with them.

Pre-employment screening, biometric identity verification, and now fingerprint collection training… here’s what we’ve been up to these past few months, and what you can expect in the very near future.

B-Verified makes real-time Department of Home Affairs biometric ID verification available to businesses of all sizes. It helps protect your customers against the damaging effects of ID fraud, and it protects your business against applicants using stolen identities.

Ever thought of recording a conversation to protect yourself, or to expose someone else’s alleged wrongdoing? How far can you go before your surveillance actions can be deemed illegal?

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Polygraph testing might not be a glamorous job. It may not even be all that exciting. Every now and then, however, we come across a case worthy of a quizzical raised eyebrow. Such is the case of an employee who claimed he was robbed, and then got more than he bargained for from his employer.

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[Case Study] A Careful Ear

A while back we got called in by a prominent gold mine in the Gauteng area. Their records indicated that some of their diesel stock went missing on a regular basis. But a loss of diesel wasn’t their only concern as it turned out – thanks to a careful ear.