(ČIA) 525 companies have entries in the criminal record kept by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic. Of this total, 387 are active and 138 have ceased to exist. This was reported by Bisnode, which added that it has created in online app Gnosus a new negative signal which warns users about a particular company’s record. Apart from the alert, it displays a further 27 important signals for entities and these speed up and simplify the verification of business entities. The most companies with criminal records have their headquarters in Prague (119 companies, or 31 %) and the South Moravia Region (105; 27 %). They are followed by the Ústecký Region with 10 % and the Moravia-Silesia Region with 8 %.