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.

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.

CSI Newsletter – August 2017

Stolen money, CSI Safeguard, and a new all-star employee – what do they all have in common? Well, in two words, polygraph testing.

CSI Safeguard - Pre-employment Screening

For years enterprise-sized companies have had a variety of tools at their disposal to minimise the potential risk posed by new recruits. With the introduction of CSI Safeguard, these tools are now also available to small businesses, like yours.

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Earlier this month a water polo coach at a prestigious Johannesburg school was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting more than 20 boys. In a separate incident, a female teacher at a Northern Cape school was suspended after allegedly sexually assaulting a female pupil. These aren’t isolated incidents, and nor are they limited to cases

If you applied for a Permanent Residence Permit before 02 June 2014 and still need a Police Clearance Certificate, then CSI Africa can help. As a registered AFISwitch service provider we can now submit fingerprints on your behalf to the Department of Home Affairs.

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For the past few months CSI Africa has been hitting the dirt roads to help farmers up their game against farm attacks: The Vault is a centralised database in which the verified background details of farm workers can be stored and shared. In the early hours of February 19, three intruders woke Sue Howarth and

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We’re all about the right people finding employment to match their qualifications, skills, and personality types. You’ll see more about that in 2017 as we introduce psychometric tests to help match employers and employees in a way beneficial to both. But let’s take a step back and look at some tips to help you, the

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