Reporter

Sean P. Murphy

In 30 years at the Globe, Sean P. Murphy has worked as a general assignment reporter, an enterprise reporter, the federal court reporter, an investigative reporter, the casino and gambling reporter and, now, the consumer advocacy reporter. He is also a law school graduate and part-time journalism professor.

Latest stories

THE FINE PRINT

He produced a license, passport, tax return, and his birth certificate. But the state says that still doesn’t prove who he is

By , Globe Staff

The state Department of Unemployment Assistance has clamped down on its claims system in the wake of fraud, but in doing so has cut out access to many valid claims and hasn't provided much in the way of an explanation for the steps it has taken.

THE FINE PRINT

Not the kind of wedding they had planned — and partially paid for

By , Globe Staff

Alden Castle would provide a marriage ceremony, a cocktail hour, a sit-down dinner, and dancing for about 130 guests in a sumptuous 100-year-old manse. But that all changed with the pandemic.

THE FINE PRINT

Healey criticizes Baker administration for lack of transparency on problems with unemployment aid

By , Globe Staff

The Baker administration has refused to say how many people have been affected and what it is doing to fix the problem, it, even as hundreds of people have complained.

Federal stimulus money delivered via debit cards sows confusion

By , Globe Staff

VISA debit cards are to be taken seriously. The government sent out four million of them, representing about 2.5 percent of all stimulus payments.