US-based private investigator Ken Kramer

NZME Second American psychiatrist who worked in NZ was accused of sex with US patient By Natalie Akoorie June 6, 2020 A second American psychiatrist allowed to work in New Zealand had been accused of having sex with a former patient in the United States, the Weekend Herald can reveal. [...]

“Medical boards can be slow – years sometimes”

East Valley TribuneEV psychiatrist runs afoul of 2 medical boardsBy Jordan HoustonJune 18, 2019 The way the medical boards of California and Arizona saw it before suspending him this month, East Valley psychiatrist Dr. James Matthew Crowley Ryan had other things in mind when three different women came to him [...]

Public records a deterrent for fake news

Rockford Register Star (Illinois) Public records a deterrent for fake news March 11, 2019 Reporters love them. They form the backbone of many news stories. A reporter’s pay can be based on drumming up stories so public records are of great value. Watch the newsroom waters churn when juicy public [...]

Child psychiatrist still practicing after psychotic episode

Fox6now ‘It was just dropped, like it never happened:’ Child psychiatrist still practicing after psychotic episode By Bryan Polcyn and Stephen Davis September 12, 2018 MEQUON — A Wisconsin psychiatrist pleaded insanity, and the court agreed, so how is she still practicing? Her doctors blame a rare medical condition for [...]

Tips on records

Las Cruces Sun-News (New Mexico) Sunshine Week tips on records March 11, 2018 Happy Sunshine Week! This week (March 11-17, 2018) newspapers nationwide grade the performance of government agencies on access to public records. "Public records" generally are defined as records, regardless of their physical form, made or received in [...]

Ask a PI: Public records are public

Eureka Times-Standard (California) Ask a PI: Public records are public Eureka Times-Standard (California) March 14, 2017 Happy Sunshine Week! This week, newspapers across the country will publish stories about the importance of public records and measure how well their local governments allow access to information. Public records are very serious [...]

Private Investigator in Clearwater, Florida

ProPublica THE PRESCRIBERS Florida Doctor Pleads Guilty to Fraud — Years After Complaints About His Prescribing The onetime top prescriber of mental health drugs in Florida’s Medicaid program is awaiting sentencing on federal fraud charges long after he was flagged for his questionable prescribing practices. by Charles Ornstein June 23, [...]

Open government awareness

The Providence Journal R.I. Shields Emails From Public March 13, 2015 By Ken Kramer It is the annual Sunshine Week, when U.S. newspapers publish stories about public records and the difficulty in obtaining some of them. Public records are generally defined as records, regardless of their physical form (so email [...]

Those public records belong to you

Pensacola News Journal (Florida) Those public records belong to you March 21, 2014 Editor's note: To celebrate Sunshine Week, we're publishing columns from across the state regarding open government. Others can be found at This is the week that newspapers across the country write stories about public records and [...]

Ken Kramer’s public-records tussle with South Dakota

Madville Times DSS Admits Public-Records Error with Release of Doctors Excluded from Medicaid By Cory Allen Heidelberger December 28, 2013 Ken Kramer's public-records tussle with the Department of Social Services shows South Dakota state government's unhealthy addiction to secrecy. The Florida man made a simple request last summer: he wanted [...]

Florida Man Fights South Dakota for Public Records

The Daily Republic SD refuses to release names of docs kicked off Medicaid By Ross Dolan November 19th, 2013 A Florida man says South Dakota is the only state government in the country that refuses to give him information on physicians who have been excluded from Medicaid. Ken Kramer, of [...]

The power of public records law

The Tampa Tribune (Florida) Clouds Hover Over State Sunshine Law By Brad Smith March 13, 2005 TAMPA — Outside Florida, Ken Kramer might have hit a brick wall when asking about psychotherapists who sexually abuse patients and get away with it. Those kinds of delicate details often are shielded by [...]

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