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Updated on 27.06.24
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AML API collects potential hits from the most important global sanctions, PEP, crime and watchlists. This list is constantly expanding, as we add more checks. Feel free to reach out to our team if you don't find what you're looking for below. It might already be on our roadmap.


Sanctions lists

Global sanctions lists are regularly updated by governments and multilateral bodies. 

  • Global: United Nations Security Council, Sanctions
  • Global: The World Bank, Listing of Ineligible Firms and Individuals
  • Global: African Development Bank, Debarment and Sanctions Procedures
  • Global: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Debarment List
  • Global: Inter-American Development Bank, Sanctioned firms and individuals
  • Argentina: Public Registry of Persons and Entities linked to acts of Terrorism and their Financing
  • Australia: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Consolidated Sanctions List
  • Azerbaijan: The Financial Monitoring Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Sanction list
  • Belgian Financial Sanctions
  • Bulgarian sanctions
  • Global Affairs Canada, Sanctions
  • Public Safety Canada, Sanctions list
  • Canada Sanction on Tunisia
  • Denmark: Danish Immigration Service, Religious preachers with entry ban
  • European Union Financial Sanctions
  • European Commission, The EU Air Safety List
  • Egyptian Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Unit
  • Finland National Bureau of Investigation: Public list of decisions to freeze funds
  • French Freezing of Assets
  • Germany: Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution of Germany, Banned organizations
  • India: Ministry of Home Affairs of India, Counter Terrorism and Counter Radicalization Division, List of Banned Organisations/Individuals
  • India The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967
  • Indonesia: Financial Transaction Reporting and Analysis Center of Indonesia, List of Suspected Terrorists and Terrorist Organizations
  • Israel: National Bureau for Counter Terror Financing of Israel
  • Japan: The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, End user list
  • Kazakhstan's Agency on Financial Monitoring
  • Kyrgyzstan: Consolidated Sanctions List of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Latvia: Financial Intelligence Service of Latvia, Sanctions List
  • Lebanon: Internal Security Forces of Lebanon, National List Comprising the Names of Persons and Entities Involved in Terrorism or Terrorist Financing
  • Malaysia: Ministry of Home of Malaysia, Sanctions List
  • Moldova: Anti-Terrorist Center of the Intelligence and Security Service of the Republic of Moldova, Sanctions List
  • Netherlands: Sanctions List
  • New Zealand Police, Designated terrorist entities
  • Pakistan: National Counter Terrorism Authority of Pakistan
  • Pakistan: Federal Investigation Agency of Pakistan
  • Poland: List of persons and entities subject to sanctions
  • Qatar: Ministry of Interior Sate of Qatar, Sanctions List
  • South African Targeted Financial Sanctions
  • Sri Lanka, Sanction List
  • Switzerland: State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Sanctions and Embargos
  • Tajikistan: National Bank of Tajikistan, Sanctions List
  • Thailand: Anti-Money Laundering Office of Thailand, Sanctions List
  • Tunis Sanction List
  • Ukraine: The State Financial Monitoring Service of Ukraine, Sanctions List
  • Ukraine: National Agency on Corruption Prevention, Sanctions List
  • United Arab Emirates Local Sanction List
  • United Kingdom: HM Treasurys Office for Financial Sanctions (UK)
  • USA: Anti-Kleptocracy and Human Rights Visa Restrictions
  • USA: Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) non-SDN sanctions lists (USA)
  • USA: Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Specially Designated Nationals And Blocked Persons List (USA)
  • USA: Bureau for Industry and Security (BIS), Denied Persons List
  • USA: State Department Nonproliferation Sanctions
  • USA: State Department, List of Restricted Entities and Subentities Associated With Cuba Effective January 8, 2021
  • USA: State Department, Terrorist Exclusion List

Crime watchlists

AML API continuously monitors international most wanted and fugitive lists to ensure you are not doing business with wanted individuals.

  • Australia: Crime Stoppers South Australia
  • Australia: New South Wales crime list
  • Australia: Tasmania Most Wanted
  • Azerbaijan Most Wanted
  • Belgium Most Wanted
  • Brazil, Sao Paulo – Police Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Amazonas Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Ceará Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Espírito Santo Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Minas Gerais Crime List
  • Brazil: National Bank Arrest Warrants
  • Brazil: Paraíba Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Pernambuco Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Public Ministry of the Federal District and Territories Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Rio De Janeiro Most Wanted
  • Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul Most Wanted
  • Brazil: State Secretariat for Penitentiary Administration of Distrito Federal Most Wanted
  • Canada: Border Services Agency of Canada
  • Canada: Alberta: Edmonton crime list
  • Canada Most Wanted (Bolo Program)
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police – Wanted list
  • Czechia Most Wanted
  • Cyprus Most Wanted
  • Europol – Europe's Most Wanted Fugitives
  • German Police (Bundeskriminalamt) – Wanted list
  • Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption Most Wanted
  • Hungary Most Wanted
  • India Central Bureau of Investigation Most Wanted
  • India Most Wanted
  • India, Fugitive Economic Offenders
  • Indonesia, Corruption Eradication Commission
  • International Criminal Court Fugitives, Suspects List
  • INTERPOL Fugitives
  • Italy Most Wanted
  • Japan, Fukuoka Police, Most Wanted
  • Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Mexico: Attorney General of Tamaulipas Wanted List
  • Netherlands Most Wanted
  • Nigeria Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Most Wanted
  • Nigeria Independent Corrupt Practices Commission Most Wanted
  • Polish National Police – Wanted database
  • Romanian Police Most Wanted
  • Ministry of Interior of Saudi Arabia Wanted Terrorists
  • Slovenia Most Wanted
  • South African Police Service – Wanted list
  • National Police Corps Spain – Most Wanted
  • Tajikistan Most Wanted
  • United Kingdom – Crimestoppers – Most Wanted
  • United Kingdom National Crime Agency – Most Wanted
  • U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives – Most Wanted
  • U.S. Drug Enforcement Fugitives List (DEA)
  • U.S. Department of Justice – Press Releases
  • U.S. Department of State – Rewards for Justice – Wanted List
  • U.S. Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security – Most Wanted
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Fugitives
  • U.S. FBI Most Wanted Fugitives
  • U.S. FDA Debarment List
  • U.S. Humanitarian Violations Wanted List
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement – Most Wanted
  • U.S. Narcotics Rewards Program – Mexican Targets
  • U.S. Marshals Service – Wanted List
  • U.S. Secret Service – Most Wanted Fugitives
  • USA Alabama Most Wanted
  • USA Alaska Anchorage Most Wanted
  • USA Arizona Most Wanted
  • USA California Most Wanted
  • USA Delaware County Most Wanted
  • USA Delaware State Police Most Wanted
  • USA Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles – Most Wanted
  • USA Georgia: Fulton County Most Wanted
  • USA Hawaii State Most Wanted
  • USA Idaho Department of Correction Most Wanted
  • USA Illinois Department of Correction Most Wanted
  • USA Iowa Sex Offender Registry Most Wanted
  • USA Kansas Bureau of Investigation Most Wanted
  • USA Massachusetts State Police Most Wanted
  • USA Minnesota Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA New Hampshire Department of Safety Most Wanted
  • USA New Jersey State Police Most Wanted
  • USA New York State Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Oklahoma Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Pennsylvania Crime Watch Most Wanted
  • USA Pennsylvania Parole Board Most Wanted
  • USA South Carolina Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA South Dakota Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Most Wanted
  • USA Texas Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Texas Sex Offender Most Wanted
  • USA Texas Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Virginia Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Washington State Department of Corrections – Warrant List
  • USA Washington D.C Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • USA Washington State Patrol Most Wanted
  • USA West Virginia Department of Corrections Most Wanted
  • Vietnam crime list
  • Zimbabwe Republic Police Wanted Persons

Politically exposed persons (PEP)

SEON's Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) check can include Relatives & Close Associates (RCAs). You can customize who you consider a PEP or RCA based on your risk appetite.

  • Heads of State, heads of government, ministers and deputy or assistant ministers
  • Members of parliament or similar legislative bodies
  • State level leaders (if the political entity is a federation)
  • Municipality leaders (available upon request)
  • Members of supreme courts
  • Members of constitutional courts or other high-level judicial bodies
  • Members of the boards of central banks
  • Members of courts of auditors
  • Members of the administrative, management, or supervisory bodies of state-owned enterprises
  • Ambassadors, chargés d'affaires, high-ranking officers in the armed forces
  • Leaders of intergovernmental organisations
  • Relatives and Close Associate’s (RCA) of a PEP. An RCA is a person who is not a PEP themselves, but who is closely associated with a PEP, either through family, business, or other close relationships

Our PEP database currently contains 800,000+ names of PEPs from 236 countries globally.



These lists include warnings issued by financial authorities around the world. 

  • Australia: Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Lists of enforcement actions taken
  • Australia: Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations of Australia
  • Australian Taxation Office, Disqualified Trustees Register
  • Austria: Finanzmarktaufsicht (FMA)
  • Argentina: National Securities Commission Investor Protection
  • Argentina: National Securities Commission Other Entities
  • Australia: Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations
  • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • Belize: Financial Services Commission of Belize
  • Belgium: Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA)
  • Brazil: Secretary of Labor of Brazil
  • Brazil: Securities And Exchange Commission Leave By Judicial Order
  • Brazil: Securities and Exchange Commission Suspension Alerts
  • Brazil: Securities and Exchange Commission Suspensions
  • Brazil: Securities and Exchange Commission Temporarily Prohibited/Prevented
  • Brazil: Securities And Exchange Commission Temporarily Prohibited/Prevented - Judgments
  • Bulgaria: Financial Supervision Commission
  • Canada: British Columbia Securities Commission
  • Canadian Securities Administrators – The Disciplined List
  • Canadian Securities Administrators – Investor Alerts
  • Croatia: Hrvatska agencija za nadzor financijskih usluga (HANFA)
  • Cyprus Securities and Exchange Comission
  • Czechia: Ceská Národní Banka
  • Danish Financial Supervisory Authority
  • Estonia: Finantsinspektsioon (FSA)
  • European Banking Authority
  • France – ACPR
  • Finland – FSA
  • Germany – BaFin
  • Greece – HCMC
  • Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Disciplinary Actions
  • Hong Kong: Security and Futures Commission
  • Hong Kong: The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong – Limited Disciplinary Sanctions
  • Hungarian National Bank
  • Iceland: Fjármálaeftirlitið (FME)
  • India: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India Warnings and Penalties
  • India: SEBI Regulatory Actions
  • India: National Stock Exchange of India
  • India: List Of Proclaimed Offenders U/S 82 Cr.PC.
  • India: List Of Disqualified Directors U/S 164 India
  • IOSCO – Global
  • Ireland – CBI
  • Ireland: Irish Tax and Customs List of Defaulters
  • Japan: Financial Services Agency, Watchlist
  • Japan Exchange Group, Delisted and Disciplined Entities
  • Law Society of Ireland Solicitor's Record
  • Italy: Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB)
  • Latvia – FKTK
  • Lithuania: Bank of Lithuania
  • Malta: Financial Services Authority, Warnings
  • Malta: Financial Services Authority – Administrative Measures and Penalties
  • Mexico: National Baking and Stock Commission Sanctioned Entities
  • Netherland: Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM)
  • New Zealand: Financial Markets Authority
  • New Zealand: Real Estate Authority
  • New Zealand Real Estate Authority Complaint Decisions List
  • Norway: Finanstilsynet
  • Polish Financial Supervision Authority Public Warnings
  • Poland: Komisji Nadzoru Finansowego (KNF)
  • Romania – ASF
  • Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Slovakia: Národná Banka Slovenska (NBS)
  • Slovenia – ATVP
  • South Africa: Financial Sector Conduct Authority
  • Spain: Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV)
  • Sweden – Finansinspektionen
  • Switzerland – FinMa
  • United Kingdom: Companies House
  • United Kingdom: FCA
  • United Kingdom: HM Revenue & Customs Tax Defaulters Current List Of Deliberate Tax Defaulters
  • USA Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the United States, Registration Deficient List
  • USA Delaware's Attorney General Administrative & Director Orders List
  • USA Department of Justice Currently Disciplined Practitioners
  • USA Department of Insurance of the state of Indiana
  • USA Indiana Department of Insurance Enforcement Actions
  • USA Department of Justice
  • USA Department of the Treasury of New Jersey
  • USA Iowa Insurance Division Enforcement Orders and Actions
  • USA Federal Reserve Enforcement Actions
  • USA Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation , Prohibition under Section 19 List
  • USA Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Enforcement Decisions and Orders
  • USA Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • USA Georgia Office of Inspector General Exclusions
  • USA Louisiana Department of Insurance
  • USA Louisiana Department of Insurance Regulatory Actions
  • USA Maine Professional and Financial Regulation Disciplinary Actions
  • USA Market Regulation Enforcement Disciplinary Actions
  • USA Market Regulation Enforcement of the United States
  • USA Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services
  • USA Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services Sanctioned Providers
  • USA Minnesota Health Care Programs, Excluded Provider Lists
  • USA New Jersey Division of Revenue Consolidated Debarment List
  • USA North Carolina Commissioner of Banks Disciplinary Actions
  • USA Office of the Commissioner of Insurance of the United States, Administrative Orders List
  • USA Office of Inspector of the State of Georgia
  • USA Office of Inspector General List of Excluded Individuals/Entities
  • USA Office of the Comptroller of the Currency – Enforcement Actions
  • USA Pennsylvania Insurance Department Enforcement Actions List
  • USA. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • USA South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
  • USA South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Administrative Actions
  • USA System for Award Management Exclusions

Adverse media

Monitor special interest persons and negative news across a wide range of categories. SEON leverages advanced technology to provide you with extensive insights into potential risks associated with individuals and entities. 

Here's how we cover each category:


Stay informed about any adverse media related to property transactions, ownership disputes, or other property-related issues.

Financial AML/CFT (Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism)

Identify any financial irregularities or suspicious activities that may be indicative of money laundering or terrorist financing.


Detect instances of fraud, including financial scams, identity theft, and other fraudulent activities.

Narcotics AML/CFT

Monitor adverse media related to narcotics trafficking or drug-related financial transactions to mitigate risks associated with such activities.

Violence AML/CFT

Keep track of adverse media concerning violence, including incidents of domestic violence, assaults, or violent crime with potential financial implications.


Be alerted about any connections or activities related to terrorism, ensuring compliance with regulations and safeguarding against associated risks.


Stay ahead of cyber threats by monitoring adverse media related to cybercrime, data breaches, hacking, and other digital security breaches.

General AML/CFT

Covering a broad spectrum of adverse media related to anti-money laundering and counter-financing of terrorism efforts.


Keep abreast of regulatory changes, enforcement actions, and compliance-related news that may impact your business operations.

Financial difficulty

Identify instances where individuals or entities may be facing financial difficulties, such as bankruptcy, insolvency, or debt-related issues.

Violence NON-AML/CFT

Monitor adverse media related to violence that may not fall under AML/CFT regulations but still poses risks to your organization.

Other Financial

Track adverse media related to financial crimes not covered in other categories.

Other Serious

Track adverse media related to serious crimes not covered in other categories.

Other Minor

Monitor minor adverse media events that may still have implications for your business or operations.

Our extensive coverage spans more than 200 countries and includes analysis of over 11,000 national, regional, and local newspapers. Unlike traditional keyword searches, SEON utilizes structured data analysis to provide you with accurate and relevant information, ensuring that you stay ahead of potential risks.


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