The former head of Ghana’s visa fraud unit tells the story about the time someone tried to rent his passport. He didn’t realize he was witnessing the beginnings of a rise in identity fraud.
Some news stories require greater investments of time to report, with journalists conducting exhaustive investigations using data, public and private records and interviews with a host of sources. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “Investigative” feature in-depth reporting that delves deeply into serious issues. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on investigative journalism.