Eva Jo Sparks CFE, CLA

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Eva Jo Sparks CFE, CLA

www.oklahomaexpertwitness.com

2308 N.W. 57th Street
Oklahoma City OK, 73112
US

Short Description:
Certified Fraud Examiner. Qualified to testify as an expert witness in Federal and State District Court.
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EXPERIENCE / FIRM SYNOPSIS
EW#696. has several years of governmental experience of employment with C.S., Oklahoma State Auditor & Inspector, as well as, two (2) years as In-Charge Governmental Auditor. She has also worked for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation as a Contract Legal Assistant on the enforcement of the National Highway Beautification Act. In the Private Sector, EW#696 is a Certified Fraud Examiner and is qualified as an expert witness in federal and state court jurisdictions.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE


EXPERTISE / EXPERIENCE
  • Medicare Fraud and Abuse:
    • Medicare Part A provider reimbursements, hospital cost reports, Provider Reimbursement Board hearings (PRB) due process, related parties by ownership, organization or control, fiscal intermediaries, Freedom of Information Act requests (FOIA) requests; and
    • Medicare Part B Supplier Reimbursements, Part B Billings, DMERCs, Types and Methods of Billing Frauds and Abuse.
  • White Collar Crime and Fraud:
    • Cooking the Books;
    • Cash Skimming;
    • Asset Misappropriation; and
    • Medicare Billing Fraud.
    • Bank Embezzlement
  • Partnership Accounting:
    • Financial Reconstruction;
    • Shell Company Schemes;
    • Partnership Agreements;
    • Cash Embezzlement; and
    • Low Income HUD Housing.
  • Asset Accounting:
    • Inventory and Equipment;
    • Cash and Investments; and
    • Profit and Loss.

  • Embezzlement:
    • Check Kiting;
    • Forgery; and
    • Cash Skimming.
  • Domestic Relations:
    • Income/Losses; and
    • Marital Estate Value.
  • Oil & Gas Royalty/Mineral Payment Recovery:
    • Lease Bonus Income;
    • Royalty Income;
    • Royalty Decimal Interests;
    • Ownership Records;
    • County Records; and
    • Mineral and Royalty Deed.
  • Governmental Auditing:
    • State Agency Auditing;
    • Federal Agency Auditing;
    • Record Requests; and
    • Security Trade Audits.
  • Discrimination Based on Race, Color, Sex, Religion, National Origin, Retaliation, Age, Equal Pay and Disability.
EDUCATION
Graduated Cum Laude, Oklahoma City University, with Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies (Pre-Law) and Legal Assistant (Paralegal Studies) in May, 1994.

Obtained Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) designation in December, 1999 by the Board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners located in Austin, Texas

Certified Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Investigator, May 2003.

Licensed Oklahoma Real Estate Sales Associate (11 years) presently inactive.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Advanced Governmental Auditing

Federal Compliance Requirements

Analytical Review

Governmental Accounting Principals

Writing Governmental Audit Reports

Advanced Governmental Accounting (GASB)

From Auditor to Manager

GAO and AICPA Regulations

SAS Supplements

Government Auditing Standards

Statistical Sampling

Legal Research in County Government

Financial Fraud and Abuse

Evaluation of Internal Controls

Study of County Audit Programs

Work Paper Preparation

Effective Writing for Auditors

Office State Finance New Accounting

SAS Review, Field Work

Planning, Monitoring & Supervision

Accounting Fundamentals/State Agency

Fraudulent Financial Transactions

Investigations

Legal Elements of Fraud

Criminology

Ethics

Equal Employment Opportunity Management Directive


LEGAL INTERNSHIP
Completed a two (2) year legal internship for Senator Darryl F. Roberts, Oklahoma Senate Majority Leader.


EDUCATIONAL INSTRUCTION
University of Oklahoma College of Laws (OU) Forensic Evidence Seminar, November 2004.

Oklahoma City University College of Law Provided Internship For Senior Law Student, March 2004 through May 2005.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) Forensic Accounting and Expert Witness Seminar, May 2005.

Oklahoma City Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners Seminar Course Taught: The Art of Drafting a FOIA Request, Expert Testimony and Ethics (seminar was granted CLE approval by the Oklahoma Bar Association, CLEET approval by Law Enforcement Education and Training Commission for Oklahoma law enforcement officers and CPE by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners).

AFFILIATIONS
Member:
July 2002 -Oklahoma City Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners Elected to the Board of Directors

July 2004 - Greater Oklahoma City Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners Elected President two (2) year term





TESTIMONY (Cases Qualified)
Kevin Hanna, a Shareholder and Board Member of Willow Crest Hospital, Inc., et al v. Anne Anthony, Individually and as CEO and Shareholder of Willow Crest Hospital, Inc., et al


Denny v. Reynolds .

Snyder v. Martin


Capstone Mortgage Corporation v. Scott Seligman, Sterling Bank and Trust, et al


Walter D. Jenkins and Harold D. Jenkins, Jr. v. Bank of America


Montgomery v. Rassmusen


Birdie N. Fowler, Individually and On Behalf of the Estate of Henry B. Fowler, deceased et al v. Four Seasons Nursing Center, Inc. d/b/a Manorcare Health Services-Windcrest; Manor Care, Inc., Manorcare Health Services, Inc. and in Home Health, Inc. d/b/a Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice

United States of America v. Richard B. White, Michael A. Suhadolnik, Raul Sanchez De Varona, Mary Ann Barnett and Patricia Macejko Court Appointed Expert For Defendants.


Medicare Qui Tam ( Filed under Seal) ( Pursuant to the District Court by request of the Department of Justice, this case will remain sealed throughout perpetuity).

John Klaczak and Jeff Sharp ex rel. United States of America v. Consolidated Medical Transport, et al


Ingrid Van Roeyn v. Resurrection Health Care, Resurrection Medical Center, Holy Family Medical Center, et al


State of New Mexico Public Accountancy Board v. Ben Rose CPA

Appointed Expert for the State of New Mexico Public Accountancy Board.
Care-A-Van, LLC, Ivan Harrell and Pamela Evans v. Ben Rose



Fee Schedule:
Retainer Fee: $8,000.00
Designation Fee: $4,000.00
Non-Testimonial: $250.00/hr
Testimonial: $300.00/hr
Travel Policy: Business class air fare, hotel accomodations, and rental car paid in advance. Meals, car fuel and miscellaneous expenses to be paid within 15 days upon receipt of billing.
Miscellaneous:
Administrative Assistance: $35.00/hr
Printing and Copying, report binders, specialty reporting supplies and other incidentals not forseen
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