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 | CONSUMER ADVOCATE

Verizon cuts off elderly woman’s phone — on her birthday

By , Globe Staff

The state needs better rules for determining if a utility customer is elderly.

THE FINE PRINT | CONSUMER ADVOCATE

Travel company offers blind woman free trip

By , Globe Staff

The chairman of Overseas Adventure Travel wrote a letter to JoAnn Becker to say he was “very sorry and saddened by the way our organization communicated with you.”

The Fine Print | Consumer Advocate

Blind woman told she couldn’t join a travel tour without a companion

By , Globe Staff

A Boston-based tour company wants JoAnn Becker to find a traveling companion before it allows her on the trip, and she says that’s unfair.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

Ruined lawn leads to a fight over how to fix it

By , Globe Staff

Hiring people to work on your home or yard is often stressful. Here are a few suggestions to keep in mind when dealing with contractors.