RK Agency Investigations serves the needs of businesses locally as well as internationally. Our experienced and diligent team of investigators strives to provide clients with in-depth and up-to-date corporate investigations on individuals and businesses, giving you the confidence and knowledge you need to make intelligent, fact-based business decisions. At RK Agency, we work to ensure that you are successful in every aspect of your business. It’s an obvious fact that whether you are a business or an individual, you can be held liable for the actions and behavior of the people with whom you choose to conduct business.

Asset Investigations

Using public and private databases, RK Agency can provide you with a comprehensive report detailing an individual or company background. We will report any assets associated with the subject, as well as close associates and other pertinent relationships. In the case of a business services, we will also provide ownership information, the business structure and a business credit report if requested. In most cases we can also provide information about vendors and clients and the status of their relationship to the business.

Background Checks

80 percent of all resumes are misleading… 20 percent of degrees stated are fraudulent… Furthermore, most “Background Check” websites on the internet are nothing more than sites that automatically search through FREE public record sources or buy old outdated information and resell it to you at an inflated rate!

Our detective agency helps you make intelligent decisions based on facts and up-to-date, accurate information presented in a comprehensive and organized format.

Our tailored background checks can include arrest records, business license information, age, alias(es), bankruptcy, federal civil or criminal cases, state and county cases, neighborhood profiles, phone numbers, corporate ownership, UCC filings, assets, sex offenders, vehicle ownership, driving records, domain name ownership, military background, inmate information and more.

Pre-Employment Screening

A time saving and cost effective investment, pre-employment screening only costs your business a fraction of what could be lost by making the wrong hiring or partnership decisions. RK Agency will give you the information you need to make intelligent hiring decisions, to secure your workplace and reduce costly employee turnover, while building your most important asset, your workforce.

Our investigators will help you uncover discrepancies in the applicant’s past and and check for information specific to your company.

Candidate screenings may include:

  • Past employment histories and verification
  • Credit history
  • Verification of personal or professional references
  • Interviews of family & friends
  • Neighborhood canvases
  • Media searches
  • Verifications of education, credentials and professional titles
  • Driving history

You will be provided with a summary in writing, as well as a briefing by telephone, if desired. We can also provide your applicants with paperwork that meets the standards set forth by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Corporate Investigations

Obtaining and recording factual evidence in workplace investigations can be complex. RK Agency detectives will apply the necessary techniques to lawfully gather information even in the most sensitive of situations.

Corporate investigations may include:

  • Photography/video footage
  • Undercover investigations
  • Personnel and property checks
  • Financial research
  • Consideration of fraud and/or theft
  • Checks on stolen and or counterfeit goods
  • Test purchases
  • Due diligence

From financial & asset investigations to covert surveillance—your company can’t afford to be without RK Agency’s experience and expertise. Our skilled investigators can work discreetly to ascertain information concerning problems in the workplace, specifically those pertaining to workplace theft, workplace security, and sale of trade secrets, intellectual property rights, and workers ’ compensation fraud. Our investigation may reveal ongoing problems, as well as safety issues that will save your company money in the long run. We will provide you with timely, concise reports that identify and advise on any problems.

Due Diligence

When engaging in a new business relationship, merger, acquisition, joint venture or investment loan it is critical to investigate all the parties and entities involved in the transaction. RK Agency can perform extensive due diligence research and analysis of an individual or company, allowing you to confirm all material facts before making important decisions. We can help you and your clients prevent future trading issues by examining past performance in order to predict future performance and, more importantly, to minimize risk.

We investigate:

  • Workplace theft
  • Business relationships
  • Workplace security
  • Background checks/financial research
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Workers’ compensation fraud
  • Insurance fraud investigations

With a wealth of experience in this field, RK Agency can provide you with a ‘day in the life’ of the claimant while they are engaged in normal daily activities. More often than not, surveillance reveals that the claimant’s actual physical capabilities are inconsistent with the assertions of the lawsuit or claim. Claimants are frequently working undeclared jobs or conducting strenuous activities or hobbies, which are contrary to their claims of injury. Our aim is to provide you with the evidence you need to successfully disprove their claim. We will provide you with a detailed report accompanied by video and photographic evidence where possible.

Intellectual Property Rights

The theft of patents, logos, copyrighted material, and trademarks is becoming more prevalent now than ever before. If you are a victim of this type of infringement, you stand to lose money, your reputation as a brand owner, and more importantly consumer faith. RK Agency will work to provide solutions by identifying the problem, locating the source and distribution channels, and creating a plan with local law enforcement to pursue prosecution. Don’t be a victim; call the experts now to discuss your case and to arrange a consultation.

International Phone and People Search

If you are trying to locate someone, the investigators of RK Agency are skilled in foreign locates and familiar with protocols that will assist in getting you as much contact information as possible. In addition to utilizing public and private databases, RK Agency has established relationships with companies in many countries and often travel to work in the UK and Europe. When physical contact is necessary, we have associates available to act on our behalf.

Drug/Alcohol Test Kits—Work or Home

Pre-employment drug screening and random drug screening can save you time and money when it comes to making the right hiring decisions. Having a drug screening program gives you the peace of mind that comes with knowing you are doing everything possible to reduce risks to your company’s image and your employees’ health. RK Agency’s on-site drug and alcohol test kits provide results in minutes, saving your company time and money. Our kits are simple to read and use. Additionally, they have been proven laboratory accurate, FDA-cleared. We offer everything from pre-employment and random screening to HairStat and NailStat testing. HairStat and NailStat tests can identify usage for up to three months prior for most drugs and alcohol. When appropriate, a positive test can be verified by a certified laboratory and a Medical Review Officer. Contact us today for more information on products and pricing.

Site Relocation Reconnaissance

If you are in need of information on an existing place of business, their competition or a proposed new location, you’ve found the right detective agency. RK Agency is experienced in providing photographic and video evidence of the location, as well as providing detailed research on the location (subject to your requirements).

This business service is often used by prospective new home buyers, real estate investors looking to relocate for work, franchisors seeking information on franchisees, and companies looking into trademark violations.

Travel Immigration Investigations

With in-depth experience in international investigations, RK Agency is uniquely skilled to help clients navigate these intricate processes and provide much needed research and information to avoid unnecessary delays. Whether you are planning a business or personal trip, a company needing to apply for work visas for employees, or trying to move countries—RK Agency can help.

Workers’ Compensation Claims

Accidents happen… but when injuries are fabricated or exaggerated, you should not have to bear financial responsibility by paying fraudulent claims or undeserved settlements. Employers, claims adjusters, third party administrators, and self-insurers often utilize our Workers’ Compensation fraud investigation services to assist in identifying and proving fraudulent claims. Our investigators are highly skilled and able to conduct surveillance, activity checks, and other types of investigation to assist in concluding these matters.

Surveillance can:

  • Establish and qualify the extent of injuries in question.
  • Uncover outside activities that may have contributed to or caused the injury.
  • Expose undisclosed employment.
  • Provide incontestable video evidence of the claimant or plaintiff’s physical abilities.