AML Watchlist Screening List and Types | Argos KYC

When KYC is submitted, Argos KYC goes through AML Screening for the very first time to verify whether the user is free from any possibilities regarding money laundering. There are seven categories. Find out who is considered high in risk and who is low.
AML Screening is a way to check wether a person is free from money laundering risk. The way is simple. Compare the approved KYC person to the AML database. AML database consists of seven categories.

1. Politically Exposed Person(PEP)

Any individual that is considered a Politically Exposed Person, from Head of State to Members of Parliament, Members of the Board of State-Owned Enterprises or Ambassadors and individuals representing their countries interests abroad.
Individual is a current Politically Exposed Person.
Individual is a former Politically Exposed Person.
Individual is a Politically Exposed Person by association.

2. Sanction (SAN)

Any individual or entity that is subject to sanctions by either the European Union, the United Nations, the United States Office of Foreign Assets Control and State Department and Her Majesty’s Treasury in the United Kingdom. More than 180 global sanction lists published from UN, EU + more than 390 official lists.
Individual is currently Sanctioned.
Individual is formerly Sanctioned.

3. Regulatory Enforcement List (REL)

Any individual or entity that has been fined or in some other way subject to action by any financial regulatory body. Or Any individual or entity that has been named in official documentation from Law Enforcement bodies such as the Police or any other agency such as Interpol or the FBI. Also, those individuals and entities cited in Court and legal documents of that nature.

4. Reputation Risk Exposure (RRE)

Any individual or entity that has been reported in global newspapers, news sites or other media as being involved in financial crime.

5. Profile of Interest (POI)

Any individual or entity with expired status of PEP or out-of-date record of RRE.

6. Insolvency (INS) (UK & Ireland Only)

Any individual that has been declared as bankrupt or insolvent.

7. Disqualified Director (DD) (UK Only)

Any individual that has been disqualified as acting as a director of a company.

Category and Risk Level

Red Flag - High
Red Flag - Medium
Red Flag - Low
Not Screened
No matching results in AML Screening.

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