CLEAR Adverse Media

Quickly receive and manage organized adverse-media articles and sanctions lists

Help protect your organization against risky individuals and businesses with CLEAR Adverse Media, a customizable negative news and sanctions screening and monitoring tool

Efficiently screen and monitor subjects of interest for adverse media and sanctions

Remove the need to re-run your screening lists by automatically receiving new adverse media and sanctions hits

Save time during your review process on new hits with access to relevancy scores, filtering, and the ability to add notes to each alert result for documentation purposes. The monitor lists you upload are fully customizable and can be edited at any time.

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Quickly understand which of your hits and alerts still require attention

Get a holistic look into how many monitors you have set up broken out by adverse media, sanctions, politically exposed persons (PEPs), and state-owned entities (SOEs). Each section provides links to your alerts that still need to be reviewed and can be shared across your team.

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Reduce manual screening by receiving relevant information through one search

Avoid searching across numerous databases by utilizing the best data in the market. CLEAR Adverse Media provides real-time connections to negative news sources and extensive international coverage for sanctions, PEPs, and SOEs.

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Corporate and government professionals use CLEAR Adverse Media to mitigate risk and prevent fraud

Financial institutions

Quickly reveal whether a subject of interest is featured in adverse media articles or is on a list of sanctions, PEPs, or SOEs to prevent fraud and follow Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) regulations.


Ensure you are doing business with low-risk businesses and protect your company’s reputation with access to real-time adverse-media data and comprehensive sanctions, PEPs, and SOE lists.


Easily conduct adverse media and sanctions screening during customer onboarding and help your special investigation unit (SIU) department investigate potential fraudulent claims.

Government procurement

Utilize a comprehensive screening solution that searches sanctions, PEPs, and SOE lists to provide confidence in the individuals and businesses with which your agency works.

Program integrity

Monitor existing recipients and identify and remove fraudulent or formerly eligible claimants and vendors — protecting your agency’s reputation and public trust.

Casino AML

Set boundaries and comply with anti-money laundering laws and regulations by uncovering suspicious activities and gaming risks.

Access premium data with CLEAR Adverse Media

20M+ adverse media data sources across 120+ countries

Get the latest negative news articles in real time with access to a global, comprehensive database that automatically translates your results into English.

900+ sanctions lists

Discover if your subjects of interest are currently on any sanctions lists, which could pose a risk to your organization.

1M+ politically exposed persons and 79K+ state-owned entities 

Stay in the know with current and comprehensive PEP and SOE lists. These results are combined with adverse media articles and sanctions, helping to save you time during risk assessment.

“CLEAR Adverse Media helps us review all the important databases in one report and be able to download it so we can review it in the future. This also helps us to understand better our customer and know where the information is coming from.”

Sofia Arzeta Martinez
Senior Associate Credit Operations, ProducePay