• ACFE Faculty


    Victor E. Hartman, CFE, CPA
    Attorney at Law
    The Hartman Firm, LLC

    Victor HartmanVictor Hartman is the founder of The Hartman Firm, which specializes in internal investigations and forensic CPA services. Mr. Hartman is also an Adjunct Professor at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, where he teaches a master’s-level forensic accounting course. 

    Prior to founding The Hartman Firm, Mr. Hartman served as the Chief Division Counsel and Supervisory Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Georgia. He provided advice and counsel to executive management and investigative personnel regarding national security matters, criminal investigations, cyber issues, employment law, civil litigation, and asset forfeiture.

    Prior to being appointed Chief Division Counsel in 2008, Mr. Hartman served in various management capacities in the FBI’s Houston Division. He supervised a financial institution fraud squad, public corruption squad, and the Houston Area Health Care Fraud Task Force.

    Mr. Hartman held a management role in the FBI during the initial investigative phases of both the Enron and Worldcom investigations. These and other corporate fraud investigations necessitated the creation of the FBI’s Corporate Fraud Response Team in which Mr. Hartman served as a member. He also served as an Acting Legal Attaché in the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown Barbados where he focused on money laundering investigations.


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