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AML Search
AML Search

AML Search

AML Search is the UK standard in anti-money laundering customer due diligence screening.  It's quick, simple and verifies the identity of your customers in real-time.

A simplified AML search is offered for low risk assessments and an enhanced AML search is offered for low, medium and high risk assessments.  The enhanced search includes additional postive and negative verification of identity, date of birth and address.

AML Search is fully compliant with the European Union’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive. In addition to electronic screening and automated risk assessments, it also offers the following benefits:

  • Integral document management to add, manager and certify client documents
  • Automated record keeping and audit with secure removal of expired data
  • Compliance reporting, with downloadable reports
  • Screening of alert lists to ensure ongoing due diligence. You will receve an automated alert if the documentation or data is found to be non-compliant.

For more information on the recent AML legislation and what it means for conveyancers, please see our frequently asked questions.

You are required to register for AML products and this process should be carried out initially by your Money Laundering Officer, by entering the company's Information Commissioners Office (ICO) number, when prompted.  All colleagues covered by the same ICO number are then automatically registered.

The process is designed to be as intuitive as possible, but, if you should have any difficulties, please refer to our user guide.

For a step-by-step guide to ordering AML products please refer here.

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AML Search checks against multiple, high quality data sources including:

Key features

Why is this important?

Electoral Roll and Post Office address file.

This provides a clear indication regarding the authenticity of a client's details.

Stolen Passport Records.

Stolen passports are often used by criminals to verify their identity.

Bereavement Register and HALO File (the deceased fraud prevention system).

Fraudulent activity is often carried out using the identity of a deceased person.

CIFAS documented Fraud Data and Cases.

Any named person appearing on CIFAS list of fraud cases will be extremely high risk. 

County Court Judgements and BAI’s (Bankruptcies, Administrative Orders, Insolvencies).

People appearing on any of these lists are proven to be higher risks in relation to possible identity fraud. 

HM Treasury Sanctions File (Terrorist File), Politically Exposed Persons File and the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals File.

This identifies terrorists, people who have been entrusted with a prominent public function (or a close relative or known associate of that person), and individuals, groups, and entities, such as terrorists and narcotics traffickers designated under programs that are not country-specific.

People identified as being on any of these lists are deemed to be high risk.

 Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) File

This identifies people who have been entrusted with a prominent public function, or a close relative or known associate of that person. A PEP generally presents a high risk for potential involvement in bribery.

 OFAC Specially Designated Nationals File

Individuals and companies whose assets are blocked due to sanctions imposed on their countries.

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