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.

On Thursday the 9th of June CSI Africa will be exhibiting at the iFacts 2016 Employee Risk Conference. CSI Africa founder and CEO Amelia Griesel will be present to answer all your polygraph-related questions, and provide strategic guidance for the implementation of cost-efficient employee risk-management strategies. Polygraph matters in a struggling economy The rising cost

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Blood, saliva, semen, and urine are among the most important biological evidences in crime scene investigation. But spotting traces of these substances with the naked eye can be troublesome, which is why forensic light sources will always have a special place in just about any investigation. Biological evidences can be detected by light sources due

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How polygraph machines work

Back in the day polygraph machines resembled those devices we often see in movies: wires of which the one end was connected to the examinee (the person taking the test) and the other to a box. This box had a single sheet of scrolling paper, on which various needles were scribbling what seems to the

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According to the APA Polygraph Model Policy on Standards, there are some people who aren’t suitable for polygraph testing.They include minors, IQ-impaired individuals, and others. The list below should be regarded as advisory, with exceptions likely in extreme circumstances: 1. Age score Generally individuals of 12 years or older may be asked to undergo a

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The Personal Safety Panic Button

Every so often the issue of personal safety is emphasised in the media. And it is unfortunate that it happens almost exclusively at the expense of someone else – the victim, and his or her family and friends. It is a sad reality, but a reality nonetheless. Reports of a young girls murdered in and

It’s been a while since we last posted – we’ve been working hard behind the scenes developing a new product to take the hassle out of employee records management, and improving the way we interact with you, our valued client. So, without further ado… myScreening has gone Desktop myScreening Desktop has been designed as a

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Crime scene reconstruction is a favourite of CSI-type television shows. After all, most people like a good “whodunnit”. And finding out who did it usually starts with finding out what happened. Here we’ll introduce you to blood spatter analysis, and see how it can help forensic investigators go back in time to unearth a few very important clues.

CV fraud is a prevalent theme in South Africa, with many individuals falsifying either qualifications or references with the aim of attaining sought-after positions. If you think it’s a good idea to be more risk averse in 2016, this post is for you.

House robbers are typically aged between 19 and 26 and have spent a lot of time gaining the needed experience to be successful. This experience is often put to good use over the festive season when there’s no one at home, or when the presents under your Christmas tree appear to have some financial value.