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Research Solutions, Inc.

Phone: (406) 320-1036 View Additional Phone Numbers 51 Bedford Rd, Roundup, MT 59072

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(1) Research-based threat, fraud and risk solutions to help all  businesses dedicated to helping companies and organizations of any size fight the eternal battle against threats, frauds and risks. For more than thirty-five (35) years we have watched threats, frauds and risks evolve, and we have been directly involved in resolving many high-profile cases in many industries.  This experience makes us uniquely qualified to identify your company’s vulnerable areas; create plans and policies to minimize the potential for threats and fraud; and minimize the damage when they do occur. Minimize your exposure to the dangers of threats, frauds and risks - Contact Research Solutions today and inquire about a consultation.
We have been in the profession for well-over three decades.

Subsidiary Number 2: Manufacturer and VAR of high-end computer systems, peripherals, accessories and software focusing on the vertical market, including, but not limited to legal, medical, accounting and finance, security, military and defense applications. We provide senior consultants who specialize in the various market discipline(s) who are capable of fitting the clients present needs, as well as for future expansion. Our service and maintenance department is capable of maintaining the clients needs on a 24/7 basis with on-site support.
We have been in this industry for over 29 years.

Subsidiary Number 3: Firearms sales and forensics, including all collateral items, including, but not limited to ammunition, accessories and maintenance products. We maintain three (3) in-house full-time Master Gunsmiths specializing in consumer and law enforcement rifles, pistols and shotgun repair, maintenance and customization. We maintain three specific marketplaces, that being (a) the consumers in the State of Montana, and other customers in need of very specialized firearms who can ship/receive through their State FFL dealer (this is mandatory); (b) our law enforcement division that works with local, city and State law enforcement bureaus and agencies to determine the needs and requirements (on a case-by-case basis), costs and long-term expectations of the recommended firearms and related/collateral accessories and components; and (c) the ability to provide multi-state training and instruction to both agency personnel and civilians in firearm training, specialized applications and tactical needs and requirement training. Our instructors are highly qualified with over three decades of experience, from military to agency experience (nationally and internationally).
We have the industry background exceeding 35 years in these three (3) fields.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Research Solutions, Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Research Solutions, Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Research Solutions, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 31, 2013 Business started: 03/09/1978 in ID Business started locally: 11/02/2009 Business incorporated 11/02/2009 in MT
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Montana Secretary of State
State Capital 2nd Floor Room 260, Helena MT 59601
Phone Number: 406-444-2034

Oklahoma Secretary of State
2300 N.Lincoln Blvd., Room 101 State Capitol, Oklahoma City OK 73105-4897
Fax Number: 405-521-3771

Type of Entity


Business Management
Dr. Mark D. Lurie, CEO, Threat & Fraud Assessment
Contact Information
Principal: Dr. Mark D. Lurie, CEO, Threat & Fraud Assessment
Business Category

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Products & Services

Research Solutions, Inc. sells the following brand(s): Adobe, ASUS, Cables-to-Go, Canon, Computers, Peripherals, Software and Accessories:, Corsair, Crucial, EVGA, Firearms, Accessories and Collateral Items, Ammunition and Related Add-ons:, Hewlett Packard (HP), Intel, Kaspersky, Lenovo, Logitech, Malewarebytes, Many other brands too numerous to mention!, MasterCooler, Microsoft, Samsung, SanDisk, Seagate, Sony, Too numerous to mention!, ViewSonic, Western Digital, Yamaha

Research Solutions, Inc. offers the following product(s): All computer peripheral devices, Computer Laptops, Computer Servers, Computer service, installation, maintenance, repair and training, Computer software (e.g. operating systems, applications, utilities, etc.), Computer Tablets, Computer Workstations, Firearm accessories and collateral components, Firearm training, instruction and certification, Firearms (e.g. rifles, pistols, shotguns), Gunsmithing repair, maintenance, customization and modifications, NRA programs

Method(s) of Payment
By Retainer
By Replenishing Retainer
Wire Transfer (e.g. Bank Transfer)
Net20 / Net30 (approved accounts only)
COD, Company Check (approved accounts only)
Credit Cards (will include processing fee)
Debit Cards (will include processing fee) 
Alternate Business Names
Additional Information

Over three (3) decades, we have practiced and maintained a zero-tolerance policy of: 1. Telling Clients what they need to hear, not what they want to hear; 2. Disclose the facts and results as they are, regardless of the outcome; 3. In our entire business history, we have never had a law suit, complaint, judicial action or disciplinary action brought against our company (or subsidiaries)including, but not limited to Federal or State criminal courts, civil courts, small claims courts or any domestic or International agency (of any country) which our company, or any of our employees or principals. In other words, we truly have a flawless record. 4. We follow a simple, but effective methodology: a. To be PROACTIVE b. To use BEST, REASONABLE EFFORTS to complete the tasks, duties and assignments we are responsible for c. To have ZERO-TOLEANCE for misrepresentation, fraud or crimes, regardless of the circumstances


Department of Labor & Industry - Certified Firearms Instructor - PSP-CFI-LIC-10284 - Perpetual Department of Labor & Industry - Private Armed Investigators Agency - PSP-PI-LIC-10220 Perpetual Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE) Certified Threat Examiner / Instructor (ACTA)Certified High-Risk Examiner (ACHRE)

Numerous United States law enforcement / training / educational licenses: State of Montana - Department of Labor and Industry, State of Oklahoma - CLEET; Federal Government (Restricted Information, Not Available) International: OLAF and other government agencies (Restricted Information, Not Available)

Department of Labor and Industry, State of Montana (Perpetual)CLEET, Oklahoma (Perpetual)ACFE - Certified Fraud Examiner (Perpetual)ACFS - Certified Fraud Specialist (Perpetual)CHRE - Certified High-Risk Examiner (Perpetual)ACTA - Certified Threat Analyst (Senior Instructor) - (Perpetual)Numerous other licenses and credentials upon request(both domestic and international

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.