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

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

Should airline reimburse couple who waited for lost luggage?

By , Globe Staff

Neil and Maureen Ferris planned a two-week trip of a lifetime in Europe to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. But they did not plan that the airline would lose their luggage.

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With his inspection sticker missing, this vehicle owner drives into trouble

By , Globe Staff

Al Lepera opened the envelope from the RMV to find a citation for driving without the sticker. It could cost him as much as $1,000 in fines and insurance surcharges.

SEAN P. MURPHY | The Fine Print

A few extra zeroes cause a big headache

By , Globe Staff

Somehow, instead of paying $182.36 and $92.60 via her online account to Comcast and T-Mobile, Jackie Moquin-Vaudo paid $18,236 and $9,260.


Denied a chance to say goodbye to an old friend

By , Globe Staff

When Thelma Kaminsky died last month at age 87, no friends gathered in her building to grieve and pay their respects. The managers of her building wouldn’t allow it.