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Tue, 19 Mar



Launch of GASA Brazil

In line with GASA’s mission, we are launching the GASA Brazil Chapter.

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Launch of GASA Brazil
Launch of GASA Brazil

Time & Location

19 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 12:00 GMT-3



About the event

Please note: the content of this meet-up will be delivered majorily in Brazilian Portuguese.

We would like to invite you to the launch of the GASA Brazil Chapter at a virtual meet-up on the 19th of March from 10:00 – 12:00 (Sao Paulo time). The goal of the Meet-Up is to bring together all Brazilian stakeholders for the first time to discuss the scope of online fraud in Brazil and discuss which steps we can take together to turn the tide on scams.

Online scams are now the most reported type of crime. Most countries now state that between 20 to 50% of all crimes reported are related to online fraud. This is only the tip of the iceberg, as only 7% of all scam victims report the crime to law enforcement. With more than 1 trillion lost last year, affecting 1-in-4 individuals worldwide, fast action is required.

The Global Anti-Scam Alliance (GASA) mission is to protect consumers worldwide against scams. We realize our mission by bringing together governments, law enforcement, consumer protection organizations, financial authorities and telecom providers, social media, Internet service providers and cybersecurity companies to exchange intelligence, network, share data, and define joint actions to protect consumers globally better from scams.

In Brazil, the amount of money lost in online fraud last year hast been estimated to be 320 billion Reals or 3,2% or the Brazilian GDP. In line with GASA’s mission, we are launching the GASA Brazil Chapter.

The agenda is as follows:

  • 10:00 Quick Introduction Round
  • 10:05: Welcome by Rafael Fernandes, Coordenador de Planejamento Institucional, Ministério Público do Estado de Minas Gerais – 5 min.
  • 10:10: The State of Global Scams, Jorij Abraham, Managing Director, Global Anti-Scam Alliance (English)
  • 10:20: State of Scams in Brazil & Introduction GASA Brazil – Marcos Gomes, GASA Director and Gogolook BD (10 min., Portuguese)
  • 10:30: Panel discussion – How to Turn the Tide on Scams:

                     Leandro Volochko, Adjoint Coordinator of CAO CIBER at Prosecution Office of Mato Grosso State, chairperson

                     Percival Henriques, vice presidente do CA do, Coordenador da Camara de Segurança e Direitos do, membro do Comitê Nacional de Cibersegurança (CNCiber) da PR e Presidente da ANID Assoc. Nacional para Inclusão Digital

                     Mauro Ellovitch, Head of Cybercrime Unit, Ministério Público do Estado de Minas Gerais

                     Raphael Parreira, Head de Inteligência e Investigação, Banco Santander

                     Eduardo Ferraz de Campos Mônaco, CEO of ClearSale 

                     Daniel Régis, Director of Criminal Investigations, Santa Catarina 

                     Dario Campregher Neto - Meta, Gerente de Relacionamento com Autoridades para América Latina

  • 11:20: Open Discussion – Next Steps for GASA Brazil
  • 11:55 Wrap-up & Next Steps (Rafael Fernandes)

We hope you can join our meeting and share your insights on how we can fight scammers better in our open discussion.

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