Source of AML data & sanctions lists

Our sub-contractor, NameScan ( , collects LCB/FT information from premium sources such as Thomson Reuters World-Check, Acuris Risk Intelligence and also has its own database. 1stKYC is permanently connected to NameScan via an API, ensuring that every search is processed in real time.

All sanctions lists (around 300 globally recognised lists) are permanently connected to NameScan and are updated in continuous flow. The inventory of the sanctions list is available on request at info[at]

The PEPs database contains more than 1,500,000 profiles of natural persons and the list of sanctioned persons is also of the order of 1,500,000 persons. The Adverse media database contains around 400,000 articles with a monthly growth rate of around 10%.

For more information on this point, please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail at info[at]


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