Fraud Concepts – Understanding Fraudsters

4.4 (20)

Victor Hartman, JD

The Hartman Firm, LLC

Monday, February 15, 2021 | 01:30 PM EST

  • CPA Canada
  • CFE
  • CMA
  • CPA

1 CPE | 1 CPD

$10

Subject Area

Auditing

Webinar Qualifies For

1 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs

1 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

1 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/CFF

1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Additional Dates

Mar 15, 2021 | 12:30 PM EST Register

Course Description

This course is the introductory session to a series of fraud courses from Vic Hartman an FBI Special Agent of 25 years and fraud expert. The course explains why people commit fraud and why this information is essential to the effective prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud.

Frauds are perpetrated in dramatically different ways and the motivation to commit these frauds are equally diverse. This course provides instruction on the classification of frauds and pairs these frauds with common motivations.

Highlights of the webinar :

  • Why people commit fraud
  • Why reasons for committing fraud are essential to effective prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud
  • The classification of frauds
  • Associating common frauds with common motivations
  • Discussion of an investigation into Enron and WorldCom cases

Why you should attend this webinar ?

The speaker, Vic Hartman, has personally dealt with fraudsters for over 30 years and uses real-life experiences to bring the material to life. This crucial webinar will provide knowledge, and in-turn, vital insights in aiding CPAs, auditors, and management with developing effective internal controls. It enables forensic accountants and investigators to effectively conduct interviews and interrogations.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify the mindset of fraudsters
  • To distinguish between predatory and situational fraudsters
  • To recognize how fraud motivations vary by fraud classifications
  • To explore the fraud triangle and its limitations
  • To recall how emotions drive fraudulent behavior

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Auditors
  • Young CPA
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Accounting Managers
  • Staff of Accounting Firm

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