Reporter

Beth Healy

Beth Healy is a financial and investigative reporter for the Globe. She has covered numerous industry scandals, from the MBTA pension system’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 workers 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. She was part of the team that shed light on self-dealing at charitable foundations, and investigated suicides in the state’s prisons. She contributed to the book “The Real Romney,” helping examine Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital career when he ran for president.

Latest stories

SJC holds hearing on reinstating Aaron Hernandez murder conviction

By and , Globe Staff

At issue is an seldom-used common law principle where judges order the deletion of convictions if the person has died before their trial is reviewed.

Spotlight Follow-up

State investigators concealed degree of Aaron Hernandez’s drug use prior to suicide

By , Globe Staff

An inmate interview raises questions about whether officials sought to hide the extensive use of contraband drugs by prisoners.

The NFL, brain damage, and Aaron Hernandez

By The series was reported Sacha Pfeiffer, , , and editor Patricia Wen. Today’s story was written by Pfeiffer. ,

Hernandez’s most lasting legacy in football may be one of his organs: His brain. It would show why football, through history, has generated controversy.

Spotlight

When Aaron Hernandez became a murderer

,

The Patriots became the only NFL team with an active player accused in three murders. Some big warning signs were missed — or minimized.