Alternative Name (Alt. Name or Alias)

Each Sanction List entry can have 0 to many Alternate names, or Aliases. This function is used to manage those Alternate names. Click the Alt Name in the left navigation menu under List management; a new Alt Name Tab folder will be created in the right panel.

There are 3 sub-Tab folders: Search Alt. Name (Alias), Search Result Alt. Name and Create New Alt. Name.

Note

Alts names must link to a Sanction List list entry.

Alternative name search screen

Search Alt. Name (Alias)

Search Criteria

Field Name Description
entNum Link to sanction list entry unique record identifier.
AltNum Alt. name unique record identifier.
Name Alternate identity name.
Alt. Type Type of alternate identity (aka, fka, nka).
Category Category of alternate identity.
CreatedByDate Date and Time when this entry is created
CreatedByUser User who create this entry.
ModifiedByDate Last modified date and time.
ModifiedByUser Last modified user.
AND Select AND radio box if you want those criteria add together.
OR Select OR radio box if you want to get the result if either criteria meet

Functional buttons

  • Find: – click Find button to search.
  • Clear:– click Clear button to clear all the criteria.

Search Result Alt. Name

Alt. Name search result screen

The top part is the table, which shows the list of the Alt. Names (aliases) that meet the search criteria. The bottom part is the details of the selected entry

There are many one word Alt. Name; for example, OFAC entry 10938 (see screenshot above). Those one word Alt. Name (AKA) entries will cause many false positive alerts; we have an option to exclude it. Also see this link http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/weak_strong_alias.aspx

Update/Delete Alt. Name

Double Click the selected record in the table to modify this entry. A new tab folder “Update/Delete Alt. Name” will be added, as shown below

Alt. Name update/delete screen

Functional buttons

  • Update: – make changes on the Alt. Name and then save and switch back to “Search result Alt. Name” Tab. Some of the fields in this form are read only, like Altnum, created/modified user and date.
  • Reset:– reset the data to its initial value and discard all the changes.
  • Cancel:– Cancel this change and switch back to “Search result Alt. Name” Tab.
  • Delete:– Delete this entry and then switch back to “Search result Alt. Name” Tab.

Create New Alt. Name

Select the “Create New Alt. Name” Tab to create a new entry.

Alt. Name create new screen
Field Name Description
entNum Link to sanction list entry unique record identifier.
AltNum Alt. name unique record identifier; This is a read only field.
Name Alternate identity name; This is a mandatory field
Alt. Type Type of alternate identity (aka, fka, nka).
Category Category of alternate identity.
CreatedByDate Date and Time when the entry is created. It is a read only field.
CreatedByUser User who create this entry. It is a read only field.
ModifiedByDate Last modified date and time; It is a read only field.
ModifiedByUser Last modified user; It is a read only field.

Functional buttons

  • Create: – Click the Create button to create a new Alt. Name entry and switch to “Search result Alt. Name” Tab. Name is a mandatory field; if it is empty, an error will show.
  • Clear:– Click the Clear button to clear all the fields.
  • Cancel:– Click the Cancel button to cancel operation and switch back to “Search result Alt. Name” Tab.