San Francisco Guild Meeting
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When: Monday, September 11, 2017
6:00 PM
Where: Air BnB Headquarters
888 Brannan Street
San Francisco, California  94103
United States
Presenter: FBI Special Agent Daniel X. McCaffrey
Contact: Alexis Padis, CGA

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Cost: $10 at the door
RSVP: By September 8, 2017, by contacting Alexis Padis, CGA, at

The San Francisco Guild Presents

FBI Special Agent Daniel X. McCaffrey

"Security in the Jewelry Industry"

Special Agent Daniel X. McCaffrey is one of the leading experts in U.S. law enforcement on criminals who attack the jewelry industry, and he has a national reputation as the law enforcement person to go to for advice on jewelry crime investigations.

By utilizing a nationwide information sharing network of law enforcement personnel, Special Agent McCaffrey works closely with the NYPD and various police departments throughout the U.S. He has been involved in innumerable investigations and arrests of major jewelry gangs and criminals.

For nearly 18 years, Daniel X. McCaffrey has been a Special Agent with the FBI, assigned to the New York area. Prior to joining the FBI, he was employed by Tiffany & Co. for nine years, leaving as Director of Retail Operations. He has a B.S. in Government and Politics from St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y.

In 2006, Special Agent McCaffrey was awarded the James B. White Award to Law Enforcement by the Jewelers’ Security Alliance and received the John J. Kennedy law enforcement award from the American Gem Society in 2015.



Mission Statement

The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.

The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.

AGS Laboratories, founded to support the AGS mission, is a nonprofit diamond grading laboratory with a mission of consumer protection. Adhering to the AGS Diamond Grading Standards, AGS Laboratories is dedicated to offering diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.

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