Entities

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Entities are individuals or businesses that engage in transactions with your organization.

Entities can be:

  • Name: Sarah Smith
  • User ID: 9547-sngfB
  • Business Name: JHK Corp
  • An ID automatically created by your company: ja-945Jgd92N

Transactions occur between two entities:

  • Sarah Smith sent Paul Smith 5 ETH
  • $25,000 USD routed from Bank Routing # 072403473 to Bank Routing # 041215016
  • Sarah Smith deposited $5,000 USD to SVB Bank
  • User jarmin04 exchanged 1 BTC with user smith29

Suspicious transactions create alerts wherein entities can be investigated.

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NOTICE!

Entity types will be optional soon.

Overview


To access information about an entity, go to the Data Explorer page and select the Entities tab:

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You can use the search filter to find the entity of your choice by name or ID.

To view additional information about the entity, select it from the search results. A pane in the left side of the window will open up where you can select Go to Detail Page >.

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A new page will load with the entity’s summary information:

  • Basic information
  • Related transactions
  • Transaction history and details
  • Action items (workflows, comments and tags)

The page contains tabs with additional information:

  • Media - attachments added by agents
  • Instruments - related instruments
  • Verifications - KYC results
  • Rule Silencing - Rules where entity should be ignored
  • Custom Profile
  • Network Analysis - Graphical relation to other entities
  • Activity Analysis - Graph of activity
  • Link Analysis - List of relation to phones, addresses, IPs, and instruments

Data Structure


These are some of the fields that describe an entity in the Unit21 system:

Field

Description

Example

entity_id

The unique identifier for an entity, as defined in your system

Corp-356-agh

entity_type

The type of user in your system. Must be either user or business

USER

entity_subtype

Extra information about how your organization classifies the entity

contractor

status

Status of the object on your system

active

first_name / middle_name / last_name

Full name of the entity

John Matt Smith

day_of_birth / month_of_birth / year_of_birth

DOB of the entity

23 12 1990

gender

Gender of the entity

male

ssn

Social security number of the entity

123-45-6789

business_name

The registered name of the business

Acme

corporate_tax_id

The TIN/EIN of the business

11-222-3333

email_address

The entity email address

[email protected]

phone_number

The entity phone number

+14159627132

address

The entity address

66 California Ave, San Francisco, CA 95103, USA


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