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

The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

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

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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.

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This woman’s restored smile came at a hefty price

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After a sledding accident in 2006, Victoria Crovo has required extensive dental surgery. But her insurer is denying coverage for much-needed implants.

The Fine Print | Sean P. Murphy

This couple keeps getting mystery packages from Amazon they didn’t order

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At first, it was fun to rip open the mystery boxes. Then they kept coming.