Welcome to OpenSanctions

The open database of sanctions targets and persons of interest

OpenSanctions lets investigators find leads, helps companies manage risk and enables technologists to build data-driven products. Learn more...

144,644 targets · 32 data sources · updated

People and companies that matter

Persons of interest data provides the key that helps analysts find evidence of corruption, money laundering and other criminal activity.

Clean data and transparent process

We consolidate data from a broad range of sources and take on the complex task of transforming it into a clean and well-understood dataset.

Open source code and data

OpenSanctions makes both its database and processing tools available for free. It's easy to use the material, contribute to the project and integrate the technology.

Project updates

Updates from the OpenSanctions project, including new features, technical deep dives, and analysis.

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