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Due Diligence List

This collection includes most of the data collected by OpenSanctions which meets quality standards and would be useful to an analyst or journalist attempting to perform a due-diligence type task.

This list can be used as the broadest available OpenSanctions dataset. It includes any entity that should receive enhanced public scrutiny - either because they appear on a sanctions list, in a criminal context or as a political office holder.

Be advised that the data in this collection originates from a variety of sources and therefore varies in terms of detail and precision. For example, many listings of political office holders do not include their exact birth dates or full given names.

Data overview

Entity count:205,790 target entities · 248,506 searchable entities · 373,052 total
Entity types:
People203,250
Addresses20,608
Cryptocurrency wallets7,901
Companies7,088
Legal entities7,013
Organizations6,703
Vessels518
Airplanes286
Securities110
Coverage:
254 countries · Show overview...
Last changed:

Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities357 MB
names.txtTarget names text file24 MB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON475 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV70 MB

Help: Using the data · format reference · identifier use · commercial licensing

Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service. See also: OpenAPI Specification (JSON)

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

Data sources48

Due Diligence List is a collection dataset which bundles together entities from the following data sources:

NameCountryTargets
Peppercat LegislatorsGlobal90,082
Every PoliticianGlobal73,177
Peppercat World LeadersGlobal26,152
US Trade Consolidated Screening List (CSL)United States13,927
US OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) ListUnited States10,376
ransomwhe.re ransomware addressesGlobal7,506
Ukraine NABC Sanctions TrackerUkraine7,292
RuPEP Public Database of PEPs in Russia and BelarusGlobal6,866
INTERPOL Red NoticesGlobal6,856
ACF List of bribetakers and warmongersGlobal5,831
Ukraine National Security SanctionsUkraine5,454
CIA World LeadersUnited States4,877
Swiss SECO Sanctions/EmbargoesSwitzerland4,692
Belgian Financial SanctionsBelgium3,685
French Freezing of AssetsFrance3,515
UK OFSI Consolidated List of TargetsUnited Kingdom3,451
EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF)European Union3,413
EU Consolidated Travel BansEuropean Union2,787
Canadian Special Economic Measures Act SanctionsCanada2,688
Australian Sanctions Consolidated ListAustralia2,628
Japan Economic sanctions and list of eligible peopleJapan2,025
Kazakh Terror Financing listKazakhstan1,616
WorldBank Debarred ProvidersGlobal1,158
African Development Bank Debarred EntitiesGlobal1,065
Inter-American Development Bank SanctionsGlobal1,039
Kyrgyz National ListKyrgyzstan1,024
UK Companies House Disqualified DirectorsUnited Kingdom989
Asian Development Bank SanctionsGlobal987
UN Security Council Consolidated SanctionsGlobal952
Ukraine SFMS BlacklistUkraine941
Israel Terrorists Organizations and Unauthorized Associations listsIsrael793
Members of the European ParliamentEuropean Union705
Members of the European Commitee of the RegionsEuropean Union625
Argentine RePETArgentina522
US OFAC Consolidated (non-SDN) ListUnited States448
US BIS Denied Persons ListUnited States402
UNOPS Vendor SanctionsGlobal344
South African Targeted Financial SanctionsSouth Africa310
Rosfinmonitoring WMD-related entitiesRussia239
Russian Oligarch DatabaseGlobal169
Wikidata Entities of InterestGlobal133
Forbes 2021 List of Russian BillionairesGlobal101
EU Sanctions MapEuropean Union87
Canadian Listed Terrorist EntitiesCanada77
Polish list of persons and entities subject to sanctionsPoland49
Singapore Targeted Financial SanctionsSingapore46
FBK Recommended List of Individuals for Sanctioning (Navalny 35)Global33
EBRD Ineligible entitiesGlobal9

External databases4

Due Diligence List also includes selected details and connections from the following external databases:

NamePublisher
WikidataWikidata
ICIJ Offshore Leaks DatabaseInternational Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Reference DataGlobal Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)
OpenStreetMap Nominatim GeocoderOpenStreetMap