World-Check offers know-your-customer data


LONDON -- Austrian-based firm World-Check has identified two types of individuals -- high-risk and potential high-risk -- that need to be monitored by banks pursuing know-your-customer (KYC) policies to avoid involvement with terrorist financing or financial crime.

World-Check, a ‘banking intelligence’ company, has provided information to aid banks in their KYC policies since January this year, says David Leppan, head of business development at World Check.

Financial regulators have long urged

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