Overview of Thomas Gober's Forensic Accounting Experience
Conducted Medicare Fraud and Abuse Detection and Deterrence examinations of hospitals and related clinics for the purpose of highlighting any weaknesses which may exist in the detection and deterrence of instances of fraud, abuse, billing errors and other activities which may constitute violations of the laws, rules and regulations of the United States Government; acted as a consultant for hospitals for the purpose of communicating with the United States Government; acted as a consultant for hospitals for the purpose of communicating with the United States Attorneys Office regarding Medicare Fraud and Abuse concerns.

Served as a consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Attorneys Office in connection with criminal investigations within the insurance industry, primarily reviewing and analyzing documents and preparing reports to show evidence of false statutory financial statement reporting and other criminal wrongdoing. Considerable testimony in Federal Criminal Courts including Federal Grand Jury, pre-trial and trial testimony regarding mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and asset forfeiture.


Recent Seminars and Lectures
"Reinsurance Sleight of Hand", AICPA Annual Fraud Conference, 29 September 2006
"Fraud Detection and Prevention", Solutions Training Group, Austin, TX, 30 October 2006
"Insurance Fraud: Statutory Smoke and Mirrors", 53rd Annual All Industry Seminar of the Kansas City Chapter of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, Kansas City, Missouri, Novermber 2003
"Stopping the Fraud: What's Worked and What Hasn't", 14th Annual Fraud Conference of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Chicago, IL, August 2003

Recent Publications
"Shady Business on the Side", Fraud Magazine. July/August 2006. Volume 20, Number 4
"The Use of Forensic Accounting to Detect Fraud", Bank Fraud & IT Security Report, May 2004
"Form over substance or intimidation over form?", Birmingham Business Journal, January 30, 2004
"Check kiting Prevention Strategies", Banker's Ideanet, August 2003.
"How do corporate fraudsters get away with it?", Birmingham Business Journal, January 17, 2003.
Employment History
Thomas Gober Forensic Accounting Services, Inc, February 2004 to Present
Summerford Accountancy, PC/Dixon Odom PLLC, May 2001 to February 2004
University of Alabama at Birmingham, August 2000 to April 2001
University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, July 1998 to August 2000
Medicare Fraud and Abuse Auditor/Consultant, May 1997 to July 1998
United States Attorneys Office E.D. of PA/N.D. of Alabama, Novermeber 1996 to May 1997
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Birmingham, Alabama, September 1993 to October 1996
United States Attorneys Office, Southern District of MS, October 1992 to September 1994
Mississippi Department of Insurance Examinations, May 1985 to February 1992
Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith, Jackson, Mississippi, March 1984 to April 1985

Education
Master of Business Administration, Millsaps College, Else School of Management, Jackson, Mississippi, 1984
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Bellhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi