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.
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