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CRI Middle East opens office in the Dubai International Financial Centre

For the past 20 years, CRI Group has been safeguarding clients across the Asia Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa by establishing the legal compliance, financial viability and integrity levels of outside partners, suppliers, customers and other sources seeking potential business affiliations.

Nasser Alshaali, CEO of DIFC Authority said: "The ability to effectively pre-empt corporate crimes and conduct timely investigations of crimes and malpractices can save corporations from huge potential losses and reputation damage. Reliable providers of corporate investigative services like CRI can significantly help corporations in dealing with crime, fraud and malpractice.  CRI's expertise will add to the diverse pool of business support services available within the DIFC."

Zafar I. Anjum, CEO of CRI Middle East, commented on the advantages of utilizing a business investigations firm in an expanding global economy.

"Today's business climate dictates an increasing demand for proactive measures designed to reduce the exposure of international business organizations to economic crime and civil wrongs, particularly in the financial, government and multi-national business sectors," Anjum said.  "CRI's worldwide network of multi-disciplined investigators helps organizations prevent and deter business crimes, employee malfeasance, threats and accounting fraud while ensuring our clients conform to DIFC regulations and UAE laws. The establishment of our offices in the Dubai International Financial Centre gives us the platform to expand our business further and enhance the level of support we offer to the international business community."

CRI's level of professional services spans fraud and white collar crime investigations; business intelligence and investigations; employee, vendor and supplier background investigations; due diligence and "Know-Your-Client" inquiries; insurance fraud investigations; Special Investigation Unit (SIU) services; Risk Management and Corporate Security Consulting; and skip tracing and debt collection services.