Whitey Bulger, inspiration for the Jack Nicholson character in the movie "The Departed" Has been on the lam since the 1990's has finally run out of time... Finally caught in Santa Monica, CA.
Bulger brother may pay bail, legal fees
James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger, Jr. (born September 3, 1929) is an alleged former crime boss who led the Winter Hill Gang based in Somerville, Massachusetts in the United States. He also served as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a controversial arrangement that allowed him to continue his criminal activities. The disclosure in 1997 by The Boston Globe of the involvement of federal agents with Bulger was a major embarrassment for the agency.
On August 19, 1998, Bulger became the 458th person added to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. He was wanted for racketeering (under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)), 19 counts of murder, extortion, money laundering, conspiracy and narcotics distribution. On June 22, 2011, he was arrested at the apartment he had lived in for fifteen years in Santa Monica, California, along with his girlfriend Catherine Greig. He was 81 years old at the time of his arrest...
Bulger is the older brother of William "Billy" Bulger, former President of the Massachusetts State Senate and a former President of the University of Massachusetts.
Whitey Bulger's alleged hit list...
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