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Fred Schulte, an investigative reporter, has worked at The Baltimore Sun, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and the Center for Public Integrity. He is a four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for stories including those that exposed excessive heart surgery death rates in veterans’ hospitals, substandard care by health insurance plans treating low-income people, and the hidden dangers of cosmetic surgery in medical offices. Fred has received the George Polk Award, two Investigative Reporters and Editors awards, four Gerald Loeb Awards for business writing, and two Philip Meyer Awards. The University of Virginia graduate is the author of Fleeced!