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

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

Should you have to give up privacy to recycle a printer cartridge?

By , Globe Staff

What Kathie Florsheim learned on Canon’s website stopped her in her tracks.

SEAN P. MURPHY | THE FINE PRINT

A dream dashed, now deferred, due to a college deposit

By , Globe Staff

When Kadean Jengelley received her financial aid package after the deadline for requesting a deposit refund, Berklee refused to return the deposit.

THE FINE PRINT | CONSUMER ADVOCATE

Trip insurance wouldn’t cover the risk of Zika

By , Globe Staff

After spending days reading policies and talking to travel insurance professionals, a word of advice: Know what you’re buying.

The fine Print | consumer advocate

A run-in with an MBTA vehicle creates a big hassle

By , Globe Staff

At first, Denise Roney figured the MBTA would quickly pay up after her car crash. Not so.