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.

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Tow company’s unfair bill has driver on hook for $7,000

By , Globe staff

Sturbridge officials said a man owed more than $7,000 to the towing contractor — who also happens to be a selectman — who stored his ruined car.

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Trip to Rio tripped up by Delta’s bad info

By , Globe Staff

When Tom Donahue landed in sunny Rio on Feb. 17, he was greeted by two grim-faced, uniformed officers who escorted him into a small, windowless room where he would remain for 14 hours.

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Amazon customers frustrated by company’s response

By , Globe Staff

Two recent Globe stories about Amazon customers receiving packages they never ordered generated tremendous response from readers who have experienced the same thing.

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‘I just want it to stop’: Women get sex toys in packages they didn’t order

By , Globe Staff

Nicole Slotterbeck wasn’t just annoyed by the “mystery” packages that kept arriving from Amazon. She was frightened. First was the bra — in her size. Then came even more intimate merchandise.