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

Sep 4, 2015
A battered mother recently featured in Crime Magazine is no longer allowed to know where her kids reside, let alone have any contact with them, after a Connecticut family court judge deemed her the dangerous parent. For refusing 'Reunification Therapy' with her abusive ex...
Aug 5, 2015
Social media giant Twitter is being dragged into a controversial child custody case, Crime Magazine has learned. On July 30, 2015, Michigan lawyer Keri Middleditch sent a subpoena to Twitter’s legal offices demanding personal information -- name, address, email, telephone...
May 5, 2015
A battered mother lost custody of her kids to an abusive spouse after she refused to participate in court-ordered therapy with her ex-husband who had been convicted on nearly a dozen charges of sexually and physically assaulting her. Connecticut family court judge Maureen...
Apr 27, 2015
Four years after her daughter’s death, A Georgia woman is distraught with more questions than answers because she still doesn’t know the circumstances which led to her daughter’s death, and she blames law enforcement throughout Georgia for conducting a shoddy investigation which...
Mar 11, 2013
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
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
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,...