Michael W. Hudson

Michael W. Hudson

Michael W. Hudson is a reporting fellow at The Investigative Fund covering finance and the economy. He is senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, where he worked on the Panama Papers and other cross-border reporting projects. His reporting on predatory lending, offshore money laundering and other financial corruption has shared a Pulitzer Prize, two Overseas Press Club awards and three George Polk awards. He is a former staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Le Monde, El Pais, and The Nation. He is author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America — and Spawned a Global Crisis​ (Times Books, 2010). Hudson, a Virginia native, now lives in Brooklyn.​ Last updated July 2017

Investigations

Silencing the Whistleblowers

In-house fraud investigators at some of the nation’s biggest banks and lenders go on the record about how these institutions failed to police themselves in the lead-up to the subprime crisis. (Read part 2 of this series here.)