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Robert Faturechi

Robert Faturechi

Robert Faturechi is an investigative reporter at ProPublica. In 2020, he and two colleagues won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of stories about avoidable deaths in the Navy and Marine Corps, and the failure of top commanders to heed warnings and implement reforms that could have saved lives. His reporting has resulted in congressional hearings, new legislation, federal indictments and widespread reforms. You can send him story tips and documents through email at [email protected] or on Signal/WhatsApp at (213) 271-7217.

The Billionaire Playbook: How Sports Owners Use Their Teams to Avoid Millions in Taxes

By: , and - July 15, 2021

This story was originally published by ProPublica. At a concession stand at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Adelaide Avila was pingponging between pouring beers, wiping down counters and taking out the trash. Her Los Angeles Lakers were playing their hometown rival, the Clippers, but Avila was working too hard to follow the March 2019 game. […]