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Companies of all sizes, industries and types are susceptible to fraud and corruption. Some industries face increased risks from certain types of fraud – that’s why CRI Group’s experts have handled investigations and implemented due diligence and corporate security processes for companies across a wide range of industries, including insurance, property, IT and telecommunications, finance and professional services, pharmaceutical and healthcare, oil and gas, and others. CRI Group also provides numerous case studies based on our own investigations. They examine real-life frauds spanning various different industries and locations. Each case study is based on an in-depth CRI Group investigation of a single individual, group or an event, and explores the causes and underlying principles.

Food & Beverage

The Food & Beverage Industry is the fastest-moving industry in regards to changes. Consumer tastes, preferences, packaging, manufacturing, storage and transportation is constantly changing, challenging the industry. It has been years since the news of the horse-meat scandal first broke and rocked the industry. After Ireland's The Food Safety Authority tested a range of frozen and ready meals [...]


The automotive industry is the world's largest economic sectors by revenue. And the uncertainty and risk in the global automotive industry is never ending. The automotive industry faces uncertain times as the specter of a trade war between countries crucial to the global car market looms. Recent developments in the Automotive industry such as the maturation of the sharing economy, advent of connected [...]


Aviation industry is facing a series of challenges that must be addressed in order to sustain profitable growth. Over the course of the next 20 years, the global commercial aircraft fleet is expected to double to approximately 45.000 aircraft, a growth particularly driven by increased air travel due to an expanding middle class in emerging economies. [...]


The insurance sector is made up of companies that offer risk management in the form of insurance contracts. As an industry, insurance is regarded as a slow-growing, safe sector for investors. Every type of insurance is vulnerable to insurance fraud. Insurance fraud cases are often committed by opportunists – such as claim fraud, where perpetrators invent or [...]


The property industry involves real estate (including land and buildings/structures) and other tangible properties, and can also include mineral rights and other resources. Unfortunately, for as long as there has been a market for buying and selling land, property and resources, there have been schemes that aim to defraud. Some of the schemes even have [...]

IT & Telecommunications

Internet technology (IT) and telecommunications providers are the engines that help power commerce on a global scale. This massive industry includes companies that provide the infrastructure for communication across multiple countries and continents, including phone and internet providers. Given their role and the technology on which they (and all of us) depend, these services must [...]

Finance & Professional services

Fraud is of the utmost concern for all financial organisations. These include banks & financial institutions, real estate lenders, business credit and finance companies, commercial investment corporations, asset-based lenders, debt financing firms, acquisition capital firms and others. Having safeguarding processes in place is required both from a legal and compliance standpoint, and from the position [...]

Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

Fraud involving pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers constitutes a major source of economic waste affecting countries around the world. In spite of increased awareness of the problem and the application of sophisticated anti-fraud mechanisms, individual actors and agencies continue to defraud public and private health systems. With rapidly ageing populations and the increased costs of providing long-term [...]

Oil, Gas & Energy

The energy sector is a massive portion of the world’s economy, dealing mainly in petroleum – including upstream (exploration, development and production of crude oil or natural gas) and downstream (oil tankers, refiners, retailers and consumers) pipeline. As a raw material, petroleum is used for a number of chemical products, including pharmaceuticals, fertilisers, pesticides, solvents, [...]