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.

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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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Well, we’re on shaky ground as it is. The political atmosphere is playing havoc with the country’s economy. Next year may just be another year or, as some very clever people predict, one of the more economically uncertain in our young democracy. In light of that, hiring and firing in 2017 is something which should

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“Down stairs toilets for non-whites or if you black wearing EPWP overall-by order councillor office” – thus read a notice pasted on the front door of Port Elizabeth’s Kuyga Community Hall. Furious residents were quick to demand answers from Ward 40 DA councillor, Jason Grobbelaar. This unfortunate turn of events came about after three Extended

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In 2015 there were 24,965 cases of stock theft reported. That’s up 1.8% from 2014. Despite assurances from the ministerial choir that a downgrade and recession are off the table, we know times can get tough easily. And when times get tough, well, fingers get a little longer. ‘Shrinkage’ is the official name given to