Michael Volpe

After spending more than a decade in finance, Michael Volpe has worked as a freelance journalist since 2009. He's based in Chicago. He has worked with Chicago area publications such as the Chicago Reader, Patch, and the Northwest Indiana Times. Nationally, he's worked with the Daily Caller, Front Page Magazine, and Counter Punch.

In 2009, Volpe worked on a long expose of Dr. Anna Chacko, then a high level employee of the Pittsburgh VA Hospital. His expose helped lead to her dismissal from that hospital. His first book Prosecutors Gone Wild: The Inside Story of the Trial of Chuck Panici, John Gliottoni, and Louise Marshall was published in October 2012. Michael's second book, The Definitive Dossier of PTSD in Whistleblowers was published in February, 2013

Mar 28, 2013
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Dr. Donald C. Arthur Dr. Donald C. Arthur parlayed a number of bogus academic degrees into an extremely successful career in the U.S. Navy, rising all the way to surgeon general of the Navy. He even had the nerve to wear a combat action ribbon as part of his official...
Mar 11, 2013
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Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Photo: World Tribune) Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of the Washington, D.C. Diocese, has an undeserved reputation as a “zero-tolerance” prelate when it comes to dealing with pedophile priests. By Michael Volpe As cardinals from around the...
Dec 24, 2012
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Emory University Medical School Back in 1999, Dr. James Murtagh, a member of the faculty at the Emory University Medical School, had the temerity to cooperate with a National Institute of Health investigation of widespread grant fraud being perpetrated by his employer. Emory...
Oct 22, 2012
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When roofer Gerald Beloin blew the whistle on a multi-million dollar roofing scam in New Hampshire in 2002, he became a target for government retaliation rather than a hero. Well into 2013 he is still paying the price for his temerity. by Michael Volpe A roofer by trade,...