ic Hartman is passionate about serving his clients. He is a licensed Attorney and Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia and a graduate of Emory University School of Law. He holds the credentials “Certified in Financial Forensics” by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and “Certified Fraud Examiner” by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Vic enjoys addressing his client’s needs in the inter-related disciplines of Internal Investigations, Forensic Accounting, and Fraud Mitigation Consulting. Once an adverse event has occurred, Vic will communicate compassionately with the client and develop a positive strategy for moving forward.
Prior to founding the Firm, Vic was a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation where he served as a “Street Agent,” Supervisory Special Agent, and Chief Division Counsel. These varied experiences with the FBI enabled him to become an experienced investigator, interviewer/interrogator, forensic accountant, attorney, and leader.
During his tenure with the FBI, Vic played a leadership role in the early phases of both the Enron and Worldcom investigations. He served as an Acting Legal Attache in the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados where he focused on money laundering investigations. He also served on the FBI’s elite Corporate Fraud Response Team, a team that enables the FBI to rapidly respond to allegations of fraud in the United States’ largest corporations. Vic was the Task Force Leader of the six-agency Houston Area Healthcare Fraud Task Force that prosecuted both criminal and False Claims Act matters. As an Attorney and CPA with significant investigative experience involving complex civil and criminal litigation, Vic brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Vic is active in the forensic accounting and fraud examination community. He is an Adjunct Professor at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University and the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, Fairfield University, where he teaches a master’s-level forensic accounting course. He serves on Georgia Southern University’s Forensic Accounting Advisory Board. He is a former Alumni Advisor to Emory School of Law’s National Security Society. He was President of the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners for four years.
Clients seeking Vic’s counsel are usually asking for a Fraud Attorney, Fraud CPA, or Fraud Investigator in Atlanta, Georgia. They are seeking a professional knowledgeable about the legal, accounting and/or investigative aspects of a fraud or corruption related issue.
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