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

Casino fraud case suspect wants Wynn’s records on Everett land

By , Globe Staff

Dustin DeNunzio wants to know when Steve Wynn first found out about felon Charles Lightbody’s ownership stake in the 30-acre parcel.

Court suspends probation officer demotions

By , Globe Staff

Discrimination complaints say a controversial new exam, intended to fight patronage, was biased against minorities.

Exam shredding error is setback for probation promotion overhaul

By , Globe Staff

Trial court officials destroyed the promotion test’s essay portion before they could learn how employees performed.

Letter reveals identity of complainant in Crosby case

By , Globe Staff

The person who filed an ethics complaint against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission chairman was revealed Thursday as a lawyer who used to represent Suffolk Downs.