saga of Boston mafia crime that shamed the federal authorities ended with the arrests in the building next to the California sea
For over 20 years, the Irish-American gangster known as James "Whitey" Bulger has played a double game in the South daring the working class Boston. It defines the horse races, has forced companies to pay or sell, and said to his debtors to raise money if you do not want their ears cut off and stuffed in the mouth.
his group, the group's Winter Hill, supplanted the local mafia - take care of their drug rackets and leaving a trail of corpses. Bulger and did everything with the support, if not encouragement, of the FBI, which is nominally used as an informant, but allowed him to extend his power by arresting and imprisoning many opponents who stood in his way.
was one of the sagas the most outrageous crimes identified in modern American history, which had a surprise ending Wednesday. In a community of comfortable beach incongruous in Southern California, 81, Bulger, a fugitive from federal 1995, lived quietly with his partner found in a building full of white hair and retirees lazy beach has never given a second look.
Bulger and 60 years old, the family, Catherine Greig, were arrested without incident after police took him outside.
The FBI said it had confirmed its place 24 hours earlier, possibly due to the television ads that began running the day before chatshows during the day, describing numerous plastic surgeries and Greig affection for regular dental cleanings.
his modest apartment was searched in fire by night, performance, and a lot of money. Both were due to make his first appearance in federal court Thursday.
years, Bulger told the undercover FBI handler that he "can not live without friends, in accordance with the law." It was.manager and childhood friend, former agent John Connolly was convicted on charges of extortion and sentenced to 10 years in prison, where he lives. Bulger brother, for years a prominent politician from Massachusetts, was forced to resign as president of the University of Massachusetts, after revealing that he had telephone contact with Whitey after he was officially in the race .