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Thomson Reuters CLEAR® online
investigation software

The easier, smarter way to increase your investigative power.

CLEAR online investigation software

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Thomson Reuters CLEAR is a solution designed to
help you bring your facts into focus.

CLEAR provides an easier fraud investigation records search experience
that brings together key proprietary and public records
into one intuitive, customizable environment.

Easy fraud
investigation search

Search records and view the results in a way that makes the most sense for your investigation.

Reliable results

Filter results even faster to find exactly the information you need to help you uncover more about a person or business.

Smart preferences

Save time by being able to view only the records that matter most to your investigation by customizing your search experience.

CLEAR provides investigative research solutions for:



Law enforcement

Law enforcement

Financial services


Corporate security


Insurance investigations





  • Find information on businesses, and perform post-fraud investigations
  • Investigate healthcare provider fraud
  • Review companies to ensure they are reputable prior to awarding contract, and then monitor for fraud

Law enforcement

  • Locate people, assets, businesses, affiliations, and other crucial facts
  • Make connections among individuals, incidents, activities, and locations
  • Visualize, detect, and analyze patterns and trends in offenses and offenders
Learn more about CLEAR for law enforcement

Financial services

  • One-stop source that includes new phone numbers and cell phone listings to help you find people faster
  • Streamlined interface that searches millions of records simultaneously so you don't have to perform multiple searches
  • Intuitive searching that automatically identifies probable aliases to save you time
  • Ability to obtain documents that cannot be found online such as offline public records, state and federal government agencies, non-court institutions, & other documents necessary in knowing your third party. Court Express details
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Corporate security

  • Comprehensive source of public and proprietary records with real-time data to bring you the most current information
  • Customized reports to create and save for later use
  • Option to add integrated Web searching of social networking sites, news, watchlists, and more
  • Option to add graphical connections between people, addresses, and phone numbers to help verify identity
  • Ability to obtain documents that cannot be found online such as offline public records, non-court institutions, state and federal government agencies, legalizations & other necessary documents to protect your business and employees. Court Express details

Insurance investigations

  • Single source for public and proprietary records, featuring real-time data
  • Customize reports to save for later use or share with others on your team
  • Add-on option: Integrated Web searching, including social network sites for information not found in public records
  • Add-on option: Graphical connections between people, addresses, and phone numbers for more insight
  • Ability to obtain documents that cannot be found online such as offline public records, insurance commissions, expert witness materials, national archives or other state & national agencies.
    Court Express details


  • One-stop source that includes new phone numbers and cell phone listings to help you find people faster
  • Intuitive platform design attuned to support the high volume needs specific to the collection industry
  • Access to Utility data to enable collections companies to further locate and track subjects
  • Associative Analytics to understand information relating to relatives, associates, and neighbors
  • Person Search tab flexibility allows you to cast a wider net with customizable options and search results for partial name matches

Integrated online software solutions to make large searches easier

Batch Services

Quickly and easily search thousands of current and historical proprietary and public records at one time.

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CLEAR System-to-System

Perform searches within your own internal user interface so you can work more efficiently in a familiar environment.

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What CLEAR online investigation software customers are saying

"CLEAR’s ease of use and information that can be obtained is worth it."

—Chris Brunner, AML Specialist/Officer/Analyst, The Jones Financial Companies

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Community involvement

Thomson Reuters proudly recognizes and rewards investigative excellence and sponsor organizations doing important work for our communities.

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Thomson Reuters works closely with our partners in order to develop industry-leading tools for investigations.

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How to Score Risk and Assess Third Party Vendors

More than ever, businesses are being held accountable for the compliance failure of their vendors. Learn how to assess third party vendors and instill a proper risk scoring model for your organization to ensure you are compliant.

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The Face of Fraud: How To Spot a Money Launderer

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for organizations to monitor business dealings for signs of financial misconduct. Prevent this crime from affecting your business by detecting and reporting valid instances of money laundering as quickly as possible.

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Thomson Reuters is not a consumer reporting agency and this service does not constitute a "consumer reports" as such term is defined in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C.A. sec 1681 et seq. The report constitutes an alert that you may wish to conduct a further investigation. However, the data provided to you may not be used as a factor in establishing a consumer's eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or for any other purpose authorized under the FCRA and you agree not to use the report for such a purpose or to take adverse action regarding any consumer application based on the report.