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GASA in the News

Articles in the press featuring the Global-Anti Scam Alliance

Amazon Prime Day: scams to watch out for in 2024, according to experts, 15th of July 2024, The Scotsman (Scotland)

How to recognise scam and spam calls before you even answer the phone, 9th of July 2024, The Telegraph (UK)

Cybercriminals Prepare Fake Domains Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, 5th of July 2024, The Cyber Express (India)

Don’t Get Phished: Check Websites Before You Click with Get Safe Online India, 4th of July 2024, The420 (India)

Netsafe warns of inadequate response to rising online fraud, 2nd of July 2024, Security Brief (New Zealand)

Amazon, IMDA team up to enhance digital skills, safety, and financial inclusion in Singapore, 28th of June 2024, Marketech APAC (Philippines)

IMDA and Amazon partner to boost digital skills for Singaporeans, 28th of June 2024, Singapore Business Review (Singapore)

Global Anti-Scam Alliance launches Singapore chapter, 26th of June 2024, SME Horizon (Singapore)

How banks can strengthen defences against cyber criminals, 26th of June 2024, The National (UAE)

UAE: Is this website a scam? Use ‘CheckMyLink’ before you shop online, 17th of June 2024, Gulf News (UAE)

Cat And Mouse Game Aims To Trick Scammers, 17th of June 2024, Scoop (New Zealand)

Netsafe brings back scam-busting bot, 17th of June 2024, Business Desk (New Zealand)

Netsafe bringing back 'cat and mouse' AI tool to trick scammers in fight against cybercriminals, 16th of June 2024, NewsHub (New Zealand)

Cyber security: Netsafe’s new AI tool lets you scam the scammers, 16th of June 2024, NZ Herald (New Zealand)

Navigating the Murky Waters: The Philippines and Regulating Cryptocurrency, 14th of June 2024, Benzinga (The Philippines)

Danskerne bliver snydt igen og igen: 'Markant' flere bliver ofre for it-kriminalitet, 14th of June 2024, DR (Denmark)

IRS warns against scams targeting older adults by pretending to be government officials, 12th of June 2024, The Financial (Georgia)

How to Prevent Being Scammed: Advice for Seniors, 10th of June 2024, Guardian Carers (UK)

Losses to cyber crime spike 84%, Cert NZ leadership in flux, 5th of of June 2024, NZ Herald (New Zealand)

Bitdefender report finds Discord rife with malware & scams, 3rd of of June 2024, Security Brief (New Zealand)

Google tests new AI scam call detection feature amid rising cyber crime, 2nd of of June 2024, Economic Times (India)

Bitdefender joins the Global Anti-Scam Alliance to combat fraud, 30th of May 2024, SecurityBrief Asia (Singapore)

Bitdefender Joins the Global Anti-Scam Alliance as Foundation Member, 29th of May 2024, Morningstar (Singapore)

Meta, Ripple, Kraken Join Coinbase’s ‘Tech Against Scam’ Awareness Initiative: Details, 28th of May 2024, Gadgets 360 (India)

The new life skill of being wise online, 25th of May 2024, Philippine Star (The Philippines)

Mastercard Joins UNDP in the Global Coalition Against Digital Scams, 24th of May, 2024, UNDP (Singapore)

Education key to protecting Asian companies from AI-driven fraud, 24th of May, 2024, Nikkei Asia (Japan)

Top 4 APAC Firms Leading The in The War Against Financial Crime, 22nd of May, 2024, Fintech News (Singapore)

Commentary: Singapore’s SIM card misuse law - a shield against scams or just more cat-and-mouse games?,  22nd of May 2024, CNA (Singapore)

‘Be Wais’ vs. online scams, 20th of May 2024, Manila Standard (The Philippines)

Editorial: Should the NZ government be doing more to counter a ‘scamdemic’ costing millions every year?, 18th of May 2024, The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

Could Google’s Call-scanning AI Lead to Default Censorship?, 17th of May 2024, Cryptopolitan (UK)

SM Supermalls partners with public and private sectors to combat online fraud, 17th of May 2024, Business World (The Philippines)

Google I/O 2024: Android gets AI-powered scam alert feature that works during phone calls, 15th of May 2024, News9 Live (India)

PH tops online shopping scam list, 13th of May 2024, Business Mirror (The Philippines)

Seven reasons why you could be a target for identity theft,  10th of May 2024, The Telegraph (UK)


Government, private sector urged to unite vs online scammers, 10th of May 2024, Philippine Star (The Philippines)

GISEC Global 2024: Cybersecurity Capabilities, Global State Of Scams Explored On Second Day, 25th of April 2024, Newsmobile (India)

Cybersecurity capabilities, global state of scams explored on second day of GISEC Global 2024 in Dubai, 25th of April, 2024, WAM (UAE)

Mastercard Takes On Scammers with AI-Driven Fraud Prevention Tools, 24th of april 2024, The Fintech Times (UK)

Mastercard harnesses AI to take on scammers, 24th of April 2024, Finextra (UK)

Mastercard using open banking to spot fraud, EU warms to Apple Pay policy, 24th of April 2024, American Banker

Scam Dynasty: How AI Became the New Weapon in the War on Fraud, 24th of April 2024, Finance Magnates (Cyprus)

Global Leaders Emphasise Importance Of Collaboration To Help Prevent Cyber Attacks At GISEC CISO Circle, 24th of April 2024, MENAFN (Jordan) 

Mastercard Takes AI-Driven Fraud Defense to Next Level, 24th of April 2024, Paymnts (USA)

Mastercard transforms the fight against scams with latest AI tech, 24th of April 2024, Mastercard (USA)

Standard Chartered and Visa Partner on Cross-Border B2B Payments, 23rd of April 2024, Paymnts (USA)

Revolut releases Financial Crime and Consumer Security Report, 17th of April 2024, FinExtra (UK)

提升反詐意識更易被騙?全球反詐聯盟董事總經理:防詐避免給出規則, 12th of April 2024, TechNews (Taiwan)

Google highlights impact of GenAI in digital advertising in its latest ads safety report, 29th of March 2024, YourStory (India)

Google removed 206.5 million advertisements for violating its misrepresentation policy: 2023 Ads Safety Report, 28th of March 2024, Financial Express (India)

Google restricted 2.6 billion more ads as fraud spikes, 28th of March 2024, Business Day (Nigeria)

Google leverages AI to combat threats in digital advertising, 28th of March 2024, Venturburn (South Africa)

Ads Safety Report: Google blocked 5.5 billion ads for policy violation in 2023, 28th of March 2024, TechNext24 (Nigeria)

Interpol head praises SG’s anti-scam efforts, says global crime rings now make US$3 trillion a year, 28th of March 2024, The Independent (Singapore)

Our 2023 Ads Safety Report, 27th of March 2024, Google Blog (USA)

Generative AI becomes defining trend in digital Ad industry, Google report shows, 27th of March 2024, BusinessAMLive (Nigeria)

Billions of ads, millions of advertiser accounts removed: How Google is fighting against online fraud ads, 27th of March 2024, Times of India (India)

Harnessing women's instincts for better threat detection in cybersecurity, 27th of March 2024, Manila Bulletin (The Philippines)

Scambusters: Netsafe chief executive Brent Carey on the rise of scams, romance scammers, 15th of March 2024, NZ Herald (New Zealand)

Scambusters: The scammers, police and the hunt for invisible criminals, 14th of March 2024, NZ Herald (New Zealand)

How to be secure online and avoid being scammed, 13th of March 2024, The Telegraph (UK)

Scambusters: Facebook Marketplace, Trade Me and other online market scams - what to watch out for, 12th of March, 2024, NZ Herald (New Zealand)

Tazama offers Know Your Customer options for all, 6th of March 2024, TechHQ (UK)

Stand van zaken internetoplichting en cybercrime, 4th of March 2024, Leesverderr (Netherlands)

Linux Foundation Launches Tazama: A Revolutionary Open Source Solution for Real-Time Fraud Management, 29th of February 2024, PR Newswire

How a new anti-fraud software can help millions more people bank safely, 29th of February 2024, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (USA)

Linux Foundation launches Tazama to curb fraud, 29th of February 2024, ITWEB (South Africa)

Meet ETCIO SEA Transformative CIOs 2023 Winner Mel Migrino, 29th of February 2024, ETCIO SEA (India)

Nearly $160B Lost to Fraud and Scams, Research Report Claims, 27th of February 2024, Crowdfund Insider (USA)

China helps dismantle 7 scam networks operating from Laos, 27th of February 2024, La Prensa Latina (USA)

I've never been scammed before but fraudsters used this extraordinary trick to find me and threaten me in my home, 27th of February 2024, This is Money (UK)

Rising Cyber Fraud in UK: Sarah Cottwood's Harrowing Scam Encounter and Nationwide Impact, 27th of February 2024, BNN Breaking (Hong Kong)

“We know where you live”: Telephone scammers threatened me in my house, 27th of February 2024, Worldtimetodays (USA)

Facebook Funeral Scam Targets Grieving Families: 'Disgusting', 22nd of February 2024, Newsweek (USA)

BBB Scam Tracker honored, 20th of February, Advantage News (USA)

Gogolook Collaborates with StoreFront to Launch Anti-Fraud Services in Japan, 14th of February 2024, Yahoo! Finance (USA)

Locals lost $34,000 in fraudulent scams, 13th of February 2024, Bancroft This Week (Canada)

Google pilots new programme to protect Android users from financial fraud, 8th of February 2024, ET Telecom (India)

Data released on rise in romance scams as Valentine’s Day looms, 6th of February 2024, Biometric Update (Canada)

Erin West; Watchlist Internet; BBB Win at Scam Fighter of the Year Awards, 31st of January 2024, Yahoo! Finance (USA)


Myanmar hands over 10 alleged cyber scam suspects to China, 31st of January 2024, La Prensa Latina (USA)

How to recognize the red flags of an unsolicited investment offer, 16th of January 2024. MountainViewTODAY (Canada)

The network to defeat a network: the international scam crisis sparking collective action, 19th of December 2023. The Paypers (Netherlands)

In Person Savings Account / Feature Lock-up Comparison: DBS vs OCBC vs UOB, 28th of November 2023 (Singapore)

The Philippines joins Anti-Scam Asia Summit by GASA and Gogolook; Unveils first Asia Scam Report for Asian Countries, Manila Bulletin, 23rd November 2023 (The Philippines)

60% of Taiwanese people encounter fraud at least once a week. The managing director of the Global Anti-Fraud Alliance has an exclusive anti-fraud strategyCommonWealth Magazine, 21st November 2023 (Taiwan)

GASA and Gogolook to unveil the first-ever Anti-Scam Asia Summit, 20th of November 2023, Yahoo! Finance (USA)

YouTuber, fraud investigation start-up among those stepping up to fight scams, The Straits Times, 13th of November 2023 (Singapore)

Bank scams: MBIE, bank survey says $198m lost to scammers; Netsafe calls on next Government to create anti-scam centre, NZ Herald, 12th of November 2023 (New Zealand)

Scams To Beware In 2023, 25th of October, Forbes Advisor (UK)

Singaporeans Hit Hardest by Global Scams, Losing Over US$4,000 Per Victim, 23rd of October, The Independent Singapore (Singapore)

Scammers amass $1.02 trillion globally, Singapore lost the most: Report, Hindustan Times, 20th of October 2023 (India)

$1.4 trillion lost to scams globally; S’pore victims lost the most on average: Study, The Straits Times, 20th of October 2023 (Singapore)

Crystal Blockchain and Global Anti-Scam Alliance Unveil ‘Crypto Trust Seal’, Traders Magazine, 13th of October 2023 (USA)

Staying one step ahead: a multi-layered strategy to intercept scams and stopping complex fraud schemes, 22nd of September 2023, The Paypers (The Netherlands)

Governments, Consumer Protection Organizations & Tech Giants to Convene in Lisbon to Strategize Anti-Scam Response, 31st of August 2023, Yahoo Finance (USA)

Regional Anti-Scam Conference 2023 – Opening Address by Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Social and Family Development, Ministry of Home Affairs Singapore, 13th of June 2023 (Singapore)

Global Anti Scam Alliance Launches 10 Recommendations to Turn the Tide on Scams, Miami Herald, 20th of April 2023 (USA)

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