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AML compliance with less noise

Cognito Screening detects if your customers are on government watchlists with modern APIs that reduce false positives and increase efficiency.

Global watchlist and PEP screening

Anti-money laundering watchlist screening and PEP screening (Politically Exposed Person screening) ensures that you are able to detect illegal activities like tax evasion, fraud, or terrorist financing and appropriately report these activities to the authorities.

Smart false positive reduction

Cognito Screening intelligently constrains searches to reduce false positives, maximize match rates, and minimize costs based on your risk profile.

Cutting-edge watchlist search algorithms

Using the Cognito PEP and AML watchlist screening product enables you to configure algorithms to meet your specific needs. Our search technology takes into account the day-to-day edge cases that occur with watchlist database and user inputs to provide a reliable and comprehensive list of potential matches for your customers.

Scalable Ongoing AML & PEP Monitoring

If you have an ongoing relationship with your customers, you need ongoing compliance. Cognito is able to re-screen hundreds of millions of users per month to catch any changes in the status of your customers.

Fresh and normalized watchlist data

Cognito Screening rescans all users on an ongoing basis against constantly updated watchlists from authorities around the world.

Compliance CRM

Track where your customers are in their process and allow your agents to visualize and triage cases with a beautiful interface and audit trails. Integrate with our workflow APIs for fine-tuned and automated management. Maintaining ongoing AML compliance has never been easier.

Manage your watchlist screening effortlessly

Cognito Screening is designed to help to manage and automate your anti-money laundering and politically exposed person screening program.

A complete compliance audit trail

Roles and multi-user reviews with manager signoffs built-in

Easily adhere to the Four Eyes Principle with user roles, automatic manager escalations, random case review assignments, and two person sign-off on reviews. Easily see where customers are in the review process, and get a complete audit trail.

A complete customer history

A record of watchlist hits

Cognito keeps track of how watchlist hits on your customers change over time, giving you a detailed breakdown of new names, locations, passports, dates of birth, and everything required for investigations. Ultimately, we ensure that you’re fully equipped to properly determine and navigate the risks of doing business with particular individuals, groups, or entities.

Case history timelines with embedded audit trails

Screening keeps track of all decisions and actions you take towards resolving or confirming a suspected watchlist hit. Starting from your customer sign up through their daily rescans and risk changes based on behavior on your platform, Cognito Screening keeps track of everything as it happened, effortlessly.

Easier manual reviews

Smart auto assignment and escalation

On the rare occasion you need to manually review a customer, Cognito Screening makes it easy, with automatic manager escalations, a complete audit trail, and the ability to require two reviews.

Judge
Military Official
Politician
Member of Central Bank
Judge
Military Official
Politician
Member of Central Bank
Embassy Official
Executive Auditor
Administration Office Executive
Relative & Associates
Embassy Official
Executive Auditor
Administration Office Executive
Relative & Associates
Board Members
State Owned Enterprise
International Organization Official
Board Members
State Owned Enterprise
International Organization Official

Robust PEP screening

Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening with authoritative data

Cognito Screening combines regularly updated government databases and a wide variety of algorithms and languages to eliminate common inconsistencies across both user inputs and underlying watchlist search data, ultimately reducing PEP screening false positives.

Multi-level detection

Combine Screening with Cognito Flow

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