Since 1990, Corporate Research and Investigations Limited “CRI Group™” has safeguarded businesses from fraud and corruption, providing insurance fraud investigations, employee background screening, investigative due diligence, third-party risk management, compliance and other professional investigative research services. CRI Group’s expertise will add to the diverse pool of business support services available within your region. We’d like to share with you 10 great reasons to partner with CRI Group™ today:

1. CRI Group’s personal touch

Our high level of service sets us apart from our competitors: As your partner, our team become members of your team – working for you with our “boots on the ground” approach to gathering information. Our experts excel at deterring, detecting and investigating fraud and other crimes against businesses. We also have a flat structure which means that you will have direct access to senior staff members throughout the due diligence process.

2. Our vast business intelligence network

We access information from 180 countries, gathering local knowledge in places our competitors cannot. Our presence in Pakistan, Oman, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Qatar, Egypt, Kuwait, Bahrain, and other countries in Africa and the whole of Southeast Asia, means that many of our competitors contact us for information from those countries.  

3. Competitive pricing

CRI Group™ does not maintain the high overhead of larger firms, many of which lack our specialisation and level of individual client attention. We work within your budget, as CRI Group™’s prices are consistently lower than our competitors’ rates.

4. “3PRM” – Our Third-Party Risk Management Strategy™

At CRI Group™, we have developed our comprehensive service for helping clients manage third-party risks. Our extensive solutions include due diligence, employee pre and post background screening, business intelligence and compliance, facilitating any decision-making across your business no matter what area or department. Making our solutions easily customisable flexible, we will tailor our scope to address your concerns and risk areas, saving you time and money.

5. CRI Group™’s wide knowledge base

Our experts come from various professions and possess industry knowledge and experience serving clients spanning the oil and energy, banking, investments, international finance, and public and privately held multinational business sectors. CRI Group™ professionals work closely with your business to analyse systems and develop effective solutions that reduce the risk of your company falling prey to employees, suppliers or outside crime.

6. Our background checks catch everything

CRI Group™’s background screening and pre-employment screening services expose vulnerabilities and threats within your organisation and can significantly reduce the potential of business and financial crime, fraud and malpractice from occurring within your workplace.

7. We’re recognised and acclaimed

As well as winning awards for “Anti-Fraud Advisor of the Year,” “Leading Adviser in UAE”, and “Business Due-Diligence Firm of the Year,” and to ensure the best quality of the services, CRI Group™ is always seeking the highest level accreditations, certifications, and maintains relationships with leading global organisations in the fields of due diligence, fraud investigation such as PBSA, DQG, Fraud Advisory Panel, BS 102000:2018; BS7858:2019; ACFE; CIFAS and more

8. We are discreet

Let’s face it; there are some problems you just don’t want announced to the world. Fraud, internal investigations, due diligence or liability issues – our team of experts provide the highest level of protection for companies worldwide. CRI Group™’s experts are trained to maintain the highest levels of client confidentiality. We keep your private business private.

9. Our updates keep you in the know

As industry experts, we offer a publication called Fraud 360, which is produced quarterly, with monthly email updates offering awareness, knowledge, latest trends and helpful advice for companies on fraud. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please subscribe here.

10. CRI Group™ is truly international

We are based in London, but we maintain offices in UAE, Turkey, Estonia, Pakistan, Qatar, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the United States. Our multi-lingual teams have conducted assignments on thousands of subjects in over 80 countries, and we’re committed to maintaining and constantly evolving our global network. For more information, please visit

Matters surrounding risk management and compliance can be daunting, so why not contact CRI™? Our experts have years of experience and have been trained to provide your business with bespoke advice that fits your organisations’ needs. Don’t hesitate. Implement preventative measures in your workplace today and guide your team to an ethical and correct way of working. 


Who is CRI Group™?

Based in London, CRI Group™ works with companies across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific as a one-stop international Risk ManagementEmployee Background ScreeningBusiness IntelligenceDue Diligence and other professional Investigative Research solutions provider. We have the largest proprietary network of background-screening analysts and investigators across the Middle East and Asia. Our global presence ensures that no matter how international your operations are we have the network needed to provide you with all you need, wherever you happen to be. CRI Group™ also holds BS 102000:2013 and BS 7858:2012 Certifications, is an HRO certified provider and partner with Oracle.

In 2016, CRI Group™ launched Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption (ABAC™) Center of Excellence – an independent certification body that provides education and certification services for individuals and organisations on a wide range of disciplines and ISO standards, including ISO 31000:2018 Risk Management- GuidelinesISO 37000:2021 Governance of OrganisationsISO 37002:2021 Whistleblowing Management SystemISO 37301:2021 (formerly ISO 19600) Compliance Management system (CMS)Anti-Money Laundering (AML); and ISO 37001:2016 Anti-Bribery Management Systems ABMS. ABAC™ offers a complete suite of solutions designed to help organisations mitigate the internal and external risks associated with operating in multi-jurisdiction and multi-cultural environments while assisting in developing frameworks for strategic compliance programs. Contact ABAC™ for more on ISO Certification and training.


  • CRI™ mission is to safeguard the corporate world by detecting and exposing those elements that can cause irreparable harm to a business.
  • Stand up against the outside forces that, through corruption, collusion, coercion and fraud, can cause financial, organisational, reputational and legal harm to our global clients.
  • Stand out as the preeminent provider of specialised investigative services that enable our clients to exhibit the highest standards of business integrity, ethics and behaviour.

Check out our Why Partner With CRI Group™ InfoPack