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.

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‘Free speech’ rally speakers, little heard, end event quickly

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Those who study and advocate for the First Amendment were split on the city’s actions.

State pension fund reports 12.8 percent investment return for 2017 fiscal year

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The gain outpaced the California pension system’s 11.2 percent return and was slightly ahead of the Massachusetts fund’s internal benchmark.

Carmen’s union refutes report on the financial health of the MBTA pension fund

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Representatives of the Boston Carmen’s Union met with a group of state lawmakers and staff Wednesday to defend the financial health of the MBTA pension fund and refute management’s warnings that the system is in crisis.

Five T union officials have triggered their pensions this year

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With half the union’s executive board retired, there’s a wave of concern among rank and file workers about how their pensions will be safeguarded.