Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

Latest stories

Formerly homeless man wins case against investor

By , Globe Staff

Nearly two decades after John Henry Wenk sold his Brighton house to a man who never paid, he may finally get his money.

State files suit, says investor failed to pay taxes for years

By , Globe Staff

Brian Burke of Newton didn’t file state tax returns in nine of the last 10 years, claims the Department of Revenue.

Mass. Senate receives subpoena in Joyce probe

By , Globe Staff

The subpoena sought records from a small group of senators, though officials would not say exactly what was requested.

Investor filed only one state tax return in past 25 years

By , Globe Staff

Brian Burke rarely does something that’s required of almost all Mass. workers: file his taxes.