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AML Watchlist Screening List and Types | Argos KYC

AML Screening is a way to check whether 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.


The individual is a current Politically Exposed Person.


The individual is a former Politically Exposed Person.


The 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 were published from the UN, EU + more than 390 official lists.


The individual is currently Sanctioned.


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Any individual or entity with the expired status of PEP or out-of-date record of RRE.

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

Any individual that has been declared 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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