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What Every CPA Should Know About Scams: Awareness, Prevention & Reporting

  • Accountant
  • CRMA
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • MAFF
  • CTP
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

CPAs and other professionals are often tasked with dealing with the aftermath of someone victimized by a Scam.

This CPE course describes the many facets of modern-day “Scams.”

This CPE Auditing webinar chronicles the history of scams and how they have been repurposed to defraud victims today. It explores various case examples. Most importantly, it will describe prevention methods, mitigation strategies, and reporting options.

The speaker of this CPE webinar Vic Hartman provides unique insights into Scams. He also provides attention-getting case examples to bring the material to life. The presenter is a 25-year veteran of the FBI. He is also an attorney and CPA that specializes in internal investigations in his private practice.

Following are the Highlights of this CPE webinar:

  • Provide the history of Scams.
  • Provides various case examples.
  • Describes who is the most vulnerable.
  • Provides legal remedies and agencies that can help.

Why you should attend this webinar?

This course is packed full of information and practitioner pointers. It does an excellent job of providing awareness so that practitioners can quickly spot Scams. The presentation is not only educational and informative, but it also does an excellent job capturing the participant’s attention.

Learning Objectives

  • To define the term Scam.
  • To describe the red flags of Scams.
  • To analyze prevention and mitigation strategies for Scams.
  • To explain action steps for a victim of a Scam.

Recommended For

  • This Online CPE webinar is appropriate for CPAs, CFEs, external auditors, internal auditors, CIAs, forensic accounts, CFFs, law enforcement personnel, risk managers, business owners, and others who might be interested in learning techniques to quickly spot Scams its prevention methods, mitigation strategies, and reporting options.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Auditors
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Fraud Analyst
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Fraud Professionals
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPE Credit of Auditing for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Auditing for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Fraud risks for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Fraud Risk Assessment for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 CPD Credit of Fraud prevention, detection and response for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 1 CPE Credit for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)
  • 1 CRE Credit of Detect and mitigate fraud for Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Fraud for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Fraud for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit of Auditing for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Victor Hartman, J.D., CPA/CFF, CFE,, JD

Principal, The Hartman Firm, LLC

Vic Hartman is the Principal of The Hartman Firm, LLC. He is a veteran FBI Special Agent of 25 years, an attorney, CPA, author, professor, and practitioner. Vic specializes in internal investigations, forensic accounting, and fraud mitigation consulting.

He is the author of the book, The Honest Truth About Fraud. Vic wrote this book for an audience that includes corporate managers and forensic practitioners responsible for the prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud. He also uses the book in the classroom, webinars, and workshops where he speaks.

Vic is active in the forensic accounting and fraud examination community. He serves on Georgia Southern University’s Forensic Accounting Advisory Board. He teaches a master’s-level forensic accounting course at Georgia State University. He is a past two-term President of the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Vic provides continuing education presentations to both attorneys and CPAs on the topics of fraud, forensic accounting, and internal investigations. He is also the editor of the Fraud Column in New Perspectives, the professional journal of the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors.

Vic is a graduate of Emory University’s School of Law. He is a licensed Attorney and CPA in the state of Georgia. He is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). His credentials include being Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA and a Certified Fraud Examiner by the ACFE. He is member of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, and he previously served on the Board of Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta. Vic currently serves on the Atlanta Governing Board of the Office of Inspector General.

 

About Company

The Hartman Firm, LLC

hartmanfirm.com/

The Hartman Firm, LLC is a law firm and CPA firm based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

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Ratings and Review

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BG

Barry Grant, CPA/CFF, CPA (US)

Jul 1st, 2022

good

LM

Linsay Miller, CPA (US)

Apr 4th, 2022

Interesting information to keep an eye out for, both from a professional and personal perspective.

CK

Christina Knight, CPA (US)

Dec 30th, 2021

good webinar

What Every CPA Should Know About Scams: Awareness, Prevention & Reporting

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