Katie Zavadski, ProPublica

Katie Zavadski


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Past articles by Katie:

Convicted Based on Lies —

These 10 men went to prison after prosecutors relied on the dubious accounts of jailhouse informants. Years later, each of them was exonerated. → Read More

Dozens of Catholic priests accused of abuse found work abroad — some with the church’s blessing

The Catholic Church allowed more than 50 U.S.-based clergy to move abroad after facing credible accusations of sexual abuse. In some cases, Catholic leaders aided them. → Read More

Dozens of Catholic Priests Credibly Accused of Abuse Found Work Abroad, Some With the Church’s Blessing —

The Catholic Church allowed more than 50 U.S.-based clergy to move abroad after facing credible accusations of sexual abuse. Some continued to work with children. → Read More

Follow the Money in the Ukraine Scandal —

On this week’s “Trump, Inc.” podcast, we’re looking at what happened in Ukraine from a different vantage point: not the politics but the finances. → Read More

Mueller Went Looking for a Conspiracy, What He Found Was Conflict and a Cover-Up — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast —

Trump’s business deal was bigger, lasted longer and fueled more secrecy than we knew before. → Read More

Russia’s Sanctioned Spy Chief Reportedly Met CIA Director in the U.S.

The head of Moscow’s foreign intel service, which masterminded 2016 election interference, supposedly talked to Mike Pompeo about working together on terrorism. → Read More

Judge Tells ICE to Give Immigrant ‘Freedom to Say Goodbye’ Before Deportation

Ravi Ragbir was convicted of wire fraud two decades ago and will be sent back to Trinidad after he was detained this month. → Read More

Lawsuit: Weinstein’s Assistant Was Made to ‘Clean Up the Semen on the Couch’

Sandeep Rehal says she was demeaned and terrified while working for the film mogul, who dictated emails to her while naked. → Read More

In 1994, NYPD Brass Called Her Rape a ‘Hoax.’ In 2018, They Found Her Rapist.

Relying on NYPD sources, future Pulitzer winner Mike McAlary wrote three columns for the Daily News denouncing her as a fraud who "probably will end up being arrested herself." → Read More

U.S. Convicts Turkish Banker of Violating Iran Sanctions in Scheme Said to Involve Turkey’s Leader

Mehmet Atilla is going to prison after the man who invented the scheme, Reza Zarrab, flipped and accused President Erdogan of approving business with Tehran. → Read More

Americans Running Sanctioned Russian Fund Scrutinized for Trump Links

The Russian Direct Investment Fund’s boss, who met with Erik Prince last year, has deep ties to the United States—and is tight with Vladimir Putin. → Read More

Feds: Hezbollah Recruited American to Be Sleeper Agent

A Bronx man was allegedly part of the Lebanese terror group’s plan to have operatives ready in case of an emergency. → Read More

Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov Faces Magnitsky Act Sanctions

Accused of numerous human-rights violations, including “concentration camps” for gay men. → Read More

Turkish President Ordered Banks to Violate U.N. Sanctions on Iran, Architect of Scheme Testifies

Reza Zarrab, who arranged clandestine payments to Tehran, told a federal court that Recep Tayyip Erdoğan personally ordered banks to do business behind the U.S and U.N.'s backs. → Read More

Crook Claims Rudy Giuliani and Michael Mukasey Tried to Broker U.S.-Turkey Prisoner Swap

Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab flipped for the feds and told a court that President Trump's pals tried to get him out of an American jail. → Read More

Turkish Businessman Pleads Guilty With Possible Implications for Michael Flynn

Reza Zarrab is at the center of a case that reaches all the way to the country's president. → Read More

FBI Investigates Congressman for His Campaign Paying Opponent to Quit

The feds got a search warrant for Rep. Bob Brady’s email account to look for evidence his campaign secretly bribed his foe. → Read More

Judge Hints Turkish Government Contacted People Involved in U.S. Trial of Accused Crook

A ‘third party’ spoke to court interpreters and others in an apparent effort to influence the case against Reza Zarrab, which could implicate Turkey's president. → Read More

Did the Feds Flip Turkish Businessman Reza Zarrab—and Could He Bring Down Michael Flynn?

Reza Zarrab, whose trial for allegedly cheating U.S. sanctions is scheduled to begin in days, was secretly removed from a federal prison and may be working with prosecutors. → Read More

Fox Sports Bribed FIFA for TV Rights, Ex-Marketer Testifies

A man who says he worked with the network to pay off soccer officials is now working with Uncle Sam. → Read More