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When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
5:00 PM
Where: Gemological Institute of America
50 West 47th Street
8th FL
New York, New York  10036
United States

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Cost: $25 Online
Advanced tickets only.
Last day to register: May 7
Menu Choices: Kosher Meal
Non-Kosher Meal
Schedule: 5:00 p.m. - Networking, drinks, and hors d'oeuvres
5:30 p.m. - Presentation
7:00 p.m. - Questions and discussion



The New York Guild Presents

Jewelry Crimes, Awareness, and Cyber Safety
Supervisory Special Agent Steve Gonzalez, Special Agent Mario S. Russo, and NYPD Detective Armando Coutinho from the FBI Joint Major Theft Task Force


In partnership with GIA Alumni.

FBI logoJoin the New York Guild as they study a critical topic with three of the top law enforcement agents in the world. You will hear about the crimes that happen in our industry and how best to prepare and to mitigate the risk of having them happen to us.

Topics that will be discussed:

  • Dark web
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Email takeover
  • Blockchain
  • Social media pitfalls



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.

American Gem Society

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