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Beth Healy

Beth Healy has been a financial and investigative reporter for the Globe since 2000. She has covered industry scandals from the MBTA pension fund’s hidden hedge fund losses and secret dealings to the financial crisis and the Madoff fraud. Other in-depth stories detailed the abuse of domestic workers and immigrant construction worker by employers; the $3 billion TelexFree global fraud; a slew of botched state IT contracts; and the travails of the Harvard endowment.

During a past stint on the Globe’s Spotlight Team, she contributed to the “Debtors’ Hell” series, which exposed debt collectors hounding consumers and clogging the state’s small claims courts, and was a Pulitzer finalist. We also shed light on self-dealing at charitable foundations and on suicides in the state prisons. In 2012, she contributed to the book “The Real Romney,” helping examine Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital career when he ran for president.

Latest stories

Carmen’s union refutes report on the financial health of the MBTA pension fund

By , Globe Staff

Representatives of the Boston Carmen’s Union met with a group of state lawmakers and staff Wednesday to defend the financial health of the MBTA pension fund and refute management’s warnings that the system is in crisis.

Five T union officials have triggered their pensions this year

By , Globe Staff

With half the union’s executive board retired, there’s a wave of concern among rank and file workers about how their pensions will be safeguarded.

MBTA’s ailing pension fund still lacks a chief after nearly a year

By , Globe Staff

Michael Mulhern resigned in June 2016, and several factors complicate the hiring of a permanent replacement.

State Senate approves commission to study troubled MBTA pension fund

By , Globe Staff

Under the measure, an 11-member panel would be established to conduct a rigorous review of the $1.5 billion retirement fund for transit workers.