Miami Herald launches fundraising campaign to expand investigative journalism



For more than a year, Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie K. Brown sifted through tens of thousands of pages of FBI and court records, lawsuits and witness depositions. She and visual journalist Emily Michot identified more than 80 victims, conducted hours of interviews, then spent weeks writing and editing.

The Miami Herald spent nearly $100,000 on legal fees, fighting to access files and court documents, many sealed during civil lawsuits.

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