Rick Kratzer currently serves as a Senior Investigator with Sierra Delta, LLC specializing in various types of investigations related to pending criminal and civil investigations with former Federal and State prosecutors. These include conducting witness interviews; financial and bank fraud investigations; complex surveillance and counter surveillance operations and detailed background investigations for corporate and law enforcement clients. Rick also conducts high levels of Executive Protection for Government, corporate clients and high risk professional athletes. Additionally, Rick currently holds a U.S. Government Secret Level clearance.
Rick Kratzer was previously employed as the Regional Fraud Investigations Manager for Capital One Bank, N.A. where he managed fourteen senior investigators in Texas, Louisiana and Virginia overseeing complex financial fraud investigations and cyber fraud. Rick also worked closely with the U.S. Treasury Department Financial Crimes Enforcement Network filing Suspicious Activity Reports detailing individuals and groups who caused financial losses to the bank.
Further, Rick served for thirty years as a Supervisory Special Agent and Senior Special Agent with the U.S. Treasury Department, U.S Customs Service, Office of Criminal Investigations in Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, California; and in the U.S. Customs Service Headquarters, Washington, DC, overseeing funding of worldwide Covert Operations. Rick also served as a Supervisory Special Agent and Assistant Special Agent in Charge with the IRS-Office of Inspector General Headquarters in Washington, DC, drafting agency policy, monitoring criminal investigations and coordinating investigative data required for inclusion in the Inspector General’s annual report to Congress.
Mr. Kratzer graduated from Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas in 1976 and holds dual Bachelor of Science Degree’s in Criminal Justice and Criminology.