Adverse media or any negative news is any information that exposes a person’s involvement in crimes, however, in AML compliance, adverse media refers to risk-relevant information that is available to the general public. This adverse information could be news of involvement in money laundering, financing terrorism, fraud, tax evasion, human rights abuse, and so on.
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