Steven Rich
Database Editor

Steven Rich is the database editor for the investigative unit at The Washington Post. While at The Post, he’s worked on investigations involving tax liens, the NSA, veterans issues, cartels and government oversight. A native of the Philadelphia area, he earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri in 2013 and a Bachelor’s from Virginia Tech in 2011. His public key for secure communications can be found at http://stevenri.ch/publickey.html.

Latest by Steven Rich

USAID suspends nonprofit contractor after finding ‘serious misconduct’

The contractor, which led projects in Afghanistan and Iraq, received more than $2.4 billion since 2007.

Dreams of black wealth foundered amid the mortgage meltdown

Dreams of black wealth foundered amid the mortgage meltdown

Fairwood, one of the nation’s most aspirational black communities, epitomizes what was lost.

Holder limits local authorities’ ability to seize assets without proof

Holder limits local authorities’ ability to seize assets without proof

The action represents a sweeping check on the power of police to confiscate under federal law.

Data behind the story

Search the data behind the story of police seizures of hundreds of billions of dollars from Americans.