Published: April, 2021
Fraudsters, clients, customers, colleagues, and even your own employees may hide something from CPAs, EAs, and Finance Professionals. The purpose of this webinar is to help you how to be more effective in asking direct and follow-up questions, while evaluating both verbal and non-verbal responses, so you can detect lies and uncover the truth during interviews.
Highlights of the online webinar:
This online webinar for CPAs details interviewing skills for professionals and is taught by Vic Hartman, a former FBI Agent that has conducted hundreds of interviews and interrogations. Vic explains the Eight Steps to an Effective Interview as taught by the FBI. The webinar will enable professional interviewers to optimally gain the most information from an interviewee. This webinar will discuss at length the various legal issues that professional interviewers and interrogators may encounter.
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 all professionals with developing effective control through access to vital information. It will enable professionals, senior management, supervisory, and owners to effectively conduct interviewers and interrogators.
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.
The Hartman Firm, LLC is a law firm and CPA firm based out of Atlanta, Georgia.