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SmartSearch Launches US Operations

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UK-based anti-money-laundering (AML) firm SmartSearch on July 14 launched operations in the US, following a period of sustained growth. According to CEO John Dobson: “We have developed a bespoke product for the American market so that US firms using SmartSearch have the same absolute confidence as those in the UK, that their AML checks are up-to-date and fully compliant with relevant legislation at all times.

The firm’s KYC and AML platform enables clients to perform full electronic ID verification and screening in just two seconds, and provides ongoing monitoring to alert users to any change in a client’s status. The platform has also recently incorporated biometric facial recognition for additional security, and promises “well-advanced plans” for further enhancements.

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