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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

After winning island vacation in silent auction, family feels taken

By , Globe Staff

When they arrived at the Dominican resort, they were told they owed almost $10,000 more upfront for food and drink and could not check in until they paid up.

The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

British Airways messed up this couple’s seating on a flight. Then it wouldn’t give them a refund

By , Globe Staff

On the way home, a Harvard professor had paid $126 extra to be seated with her husband. But instead they were seated far apart, without an explanation, apology, or refund.

The Fine Print | Sean Murphy

Zipcar ended her membership because of a car dent. But was it really about her age?

By , Globe Staff

An 89-year-old Cambridge woman was terminated from the service after a minor mishap in a parking garage.

The Fine Print | Follow up

Here’s the resolution between Airbnb and the couple whose host crashed into their bedroom

By , Globe staff

The plight of Jaleesa Jackson and Chiedozie Uwandu was detailed in a Boston Globe column last month.