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Fraud Concepts – Understanding Fraudsters

  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CFF
  • CFEs
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • IAP
  • QIAL
Fraud Concepts – Understanding Fraudsters

1 Credit


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

1 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs

1 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

1 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

1 CPE credit for Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs)

1 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

1 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/CFF

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Course Description

This Online Webinar is the introductory session to a series of fraud courses from Vic Hartman an FBI Special Agent of 25 years and fraud expert. The continuing education 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 online CPE course provides instruction on the classification of frauds and pairs these frauds with common motivations.

This Online CPE Webinar covers the following Key Topics:

  • 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
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Auditors
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CFO/Controller
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA


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