JOHN M. SBOTO

Los Angeles

Office: (213) 489-9080
Mobile:       (310) 729-4848

E-mail:jsboto@unidial.com


SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

John Sboto, oversees and conducts financial/fraud investigations, corporate internal investigations, and provides consulting services in the areas of business controls, pre transaction due diligence assessments and business and litigation intelligence.

Mr. Sboto has over 30 years of diversified experience in the accounting, auditing and private investigation professions including ‘Big Four’ public accounting, corporate internal audit and financial reporting, and litigation support consulting services.

Prior to joining Risk Solutions Mr. Sboto was the principal of KSG Forensic & Investigative Services, a Director in Deloitte & Touche Forensic Investigative Services practice in Los Angeles and West Coast Director of Financial Investigation Services for Kroll Associates.

EXAMPLE ENGAGEMENTS:

Conducted investigations involving various types of financial frauds, including:  embezzlement of funds, theft and conversion of assets, construction loan frauds, vendor kickback arrangements, asset searches, over billing schemes and investment frauds.  He has investigated complex fraud related/employee dishonesty insurance claims on behalf of insurance companies and has also prepared claims on behalf of the insured.

Participated in a number of major corporate internal investigations both at large publically traded companies and smaller privately owned entities in connection with allegations of employee and management wrongdoing, violations of company policies and other improprieties and questionable activities.

Worked closely with many former federal and local law enforcement professionals on complex investigations which involved extensive interviewing of subjects and witnesses and use of other investigative techniques.

Advised attorneys on case-related issues and deposition/trial preparation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.  Including the investigation and analyses of financial data and development of case strategies.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants: Fraud Committee (former Vice Chairman) and Damages Committee
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Institute of Internal Auditors

EDUCATION:

St. John’s University, New York, BS Accounting and Economics
Post-Graduate studies:  Bernard Baruch Graduate School of Business Administration/City University of New York and UCLA Extension


JOHN M. SBOTO
CA PI License # 25233