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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.

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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

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