Fraud and Sanctions Search

What is possible with a Fraud and Sanctions Search check?

This wide-ranging check establishes whether an individual's or company's name appears in association with anything from criminal activity and international sanctions through to regulatory penalties and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs).


Structure of the check

The Fraud and Sanctions Search listed in the API, is:

  • GlobalFraudandSanctionsSearch

No additional fields are needed within in the Checks element.


Client entry order

A typical example of a client entry order for a Fraud and Sanctions Check.

Request

            
"Checks": [
  {
    "CheckType": "GlobalFraudandSanctionsSearch"
  } 
]
                
            

Response

            
"Checks": [
    {
        "CheckState": {
            "StateDescription": "Completed - Amber"
        },
        "Id": 51499,
        "Comment": "",
        "CompletedDate": "2020-11-04",
        "SearchResults": [
            {
                "SearchedName": "Keir Starmer",
                "Type": "Current",
                "SearchedCategories": [
                    "PEP",
                    "LawEnforcement",
                    "Sanctions - Current",
                    "Sanctions - Previous",
                    "Financial Regulator",
                    "Adverse Media"
                ],
                "MatchScoreThreshold": "90",
                "Results": [
                    {
                        "Title": "None",
                        "Forename": "Keir",
                        "Surname": "Starmer",
                        "DateOfBirth": "1962-09-02",
                        "Nationality": "British",
                        "CountryOfResidence": "United Kingdom",
                        "Gender": "Male",
                        "CategoriesMatched": [
                            "PEP"
                        ],
                        "MatchRate": 100,
                        "ImageUrl": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0017725000/0017720023.jpg",
                        "Aliases": [],
                        "Addresses": [
                            {
                                "Address1": "Rose Court",
                                "Address2": "2 Southwark Bridge",
                                "City": "London",
                                "Postcode": "SE1 9HS",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Address1": "House of Commons",
                                "City": "London",
                                "Postcode": "SW1A 0AA",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            }
                        ],
                        "PoliticalPositions": [
                            {
                                "Description": "Former Permanent Secretary at the Crown Prosecution Service",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Former Director of Public Prosecutions at the Crown Prosecution Service",
                                "From": "November 2008",
                                "To": "October 2013",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Former Member of the House of Commons (1st Term)",
                                "From": "7 May 2015",
                                "To": "November 2019",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Member of the Labour Party",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Former Shadow Brexit Minister",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Member of the Privy Council",
                                "From": "26 June 2017",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Member of the House of Commons (2nd Term)",
                                "From": "12 December 2019",
                                "To": "Present",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Description": "Leader of the Labour Party",
                                "From": "April 2020",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            }
                        ],
                        "Notes": [
                            {
                                "Text": "PEP Tier 1"
                            }
                        ],
                        "LinkedBusinesses": [],
                        "LinkedPersons": [],
                        "Documents": [
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "Barrister who defended terror suspects appointed director of public prosecutions",
                                "Link": "http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/2460077/Barrister-who-defended-terror-suspects-appointed-director-of-public-prosecutions.html",
                                "DateCollected": "2008-07-26",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "criminal",
                                    "prosecution"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/about/leadership/permanent-secretaries.aspx",
                                "DateCollected": "2010-06-10"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.cps.gov.uk/your_cps/our_organisation/our_structure.html#a03",
                                "DateCollected": "2010-06-11",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "criminal"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.dodonline.co.uk/engine.asp?showPage=body&Body=14748",
                                "DateCollected": "2010-07-26"
                            },
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "Council members",
                                "Link": "http://sentencingcouncil.judiciary.gov.uk/about/council-members.htm",
                                "DateCollected": "2011-12-02",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "criminal",
                                    "prosecution"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22281453",
                                "DateCollected": "2013-04-25"
                            },
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "Alison Saunders to be new director of public prosecutions",
                                "Link": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23420460",
                                "DateCollected": "2013-07-23",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "prosecution",
                                    "criminal"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0020385000/0020380157.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2013-07-23"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000750",
                                "DateCollected": "2015-05-09"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0020700000/0020697572.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2015-05-15"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37509889",
                                "DateCollected": "2017-02-27"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0022660000/0022659391.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2017-03-24"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/politics/constituencies/E14000750",
                                "DateCollected": "2017-06-12"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40282846",
                                "DateCollected": "2017-06-15"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://www.gov.uk/government/news/privy-council-appointment-keir-starmer",
                                "DateCollected": "2017-06-26"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/ari0201951/jj30RspV.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2019-12-16"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/apr/04/keir-starmer-wins-labour-leadership-election",
                                "DateCollected": "2020-04-14"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10676105/keir-starmers-wife-victoria-children/",
                                "DateCollected": "2020-09-03"
                            }
                        ],
                        "Sanctions": []
                    },
                    {
                        "Title": "Mr",
                        "Forename": "Paul",
                        "Surname": "Bint",
                        "DateOfBirth": "1962",
                        "Nationality": "British",
                        "CountryOfResidence": "United Kingdom",
                        "Gender": "Male",
                        "CategoriesMatched": [
                            "LawEnforcement",
                            "Adverse Media"
                        ],
                        "MatchRate": 97,
                        "ImageUrl": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0016250000/0016248966.jpg",
                        "Aliases": [
                            {
                                "Surname": "King Con"
                            },
                            {
                                "Forename": "Keir",
                                "Surname": "Starmer"
                            },
                            {
                                "Forename": "Jonathan",
                                "Surname": "Reese"
                            }
                        ],
                        "Addresses": [
                            {
                                "Address1": "Northamptonshire",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            },
                            {
                                "Address1": "Randolph Crescent",
                                "City": "Edinburgh",
                                "Country": "United Kingdom"
                            }
                        ],
                        "PoliticalPositions": [],
                        "Notes": [],
                        "LinkedBusinesses": [],
                        "LinkedPersons": [],
                        "Documents": [
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0000005000/0000002409.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2016-09-21"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=%2Fnews%2F2003%2F10%2F11%2Fnbint11.xml"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=%2Fnews%2F2003%2F05%2F15%2Fncon15.xml"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.thisisthenortheast.co.uk/the_north_east/archive/2000/08/18/A4anmv.re.html"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2001/04/05/ncon05.xml"
                            },
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "'King con' jailed for scams",
                                "Link": "http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3182148.stm",
                                "DateCollected": "2005-11-22"
                            },
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "'Lawyer' conned  entrepreneur",
                                "Link": "http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2005320001-2007430727,00.html",
                                "DateCollected": "2007-09-20"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://www.fraudweb.co.uk/2001%20Archive/nov01arch.htm",
                                "DateCollected": "2008-11-14",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "fraud",
                                    "guilty",
                                    "Sentenced"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0016195000/0016190341.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2009-10-26"
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8314475.stm",
                                "DateCollected": "2009-10-26"
                            },
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "'King Con' back in jail after new fraud",
                                "Link": "http://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/39King-Con39-back-in-jail.5767677.jp",
                                "DateCollected": "2009-10-27",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "verdicts",
                                    "fraud",
                                    "criminal"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "ArticleTitle": "'Menacing' serial conman jailed",
                                "Link": "http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8339994.stm",
                                "DateCollected": "2009-11-03",
                                "MatchedKeywords": [
                                    "guilty",
                                    "fraud",
                                    "criminal"
                                ]
                            },
                            {
                                "Link": "https://secure.c6-intelligence.com/c6images/0016250000/0016248964.pdf",
                                "DateCollected": "2009-11-03"
                            }
                        ],
                        "Sanctions": []
                    }
                ]
            }
        ],
        "CheckType": "GlobalFraudandSanctionsSearch"
    }
]
            
            

Candidate entry order

A Typical example of a candidate entry order for a Fraud and Sanctions Search.

Request

            
"CheckGroups": [
    {
        "CheckTypeId": "GlobalFraudandSanctionsSearch"
    }
 ]
            
            

Response

        
"Checks": [
  {
    "CheckState": {
      "StateDescription": "Awaiting candidate entry"
    },
    "Id": "10001",
    "Comment": "",
    "CheckType": "GlobalFraudandSanctionsSearch"
  }
]