Der Prozess gegen den Ex-Mafia-Boss und FBI-Informanten James „Whitey“ Bulger holt die Schrecken der 80er zurück: Jetzt starb der wichtigste Zeuge namens. Sein Leben diente als Vorlage für den Film „The Departed“: Jetzt ist der berüchtigte amerikanische Gangsterboss James „Whitey“ Bulger. James Joseph „Whitey“ Bulger (* 3. September in Boston, Massachusetts; † Oktober in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia) war ein verhafteter.
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In , while a prisoner at the Atlanta penitentiary, I was recruited by Dr. Carl Pfeiffer of Emory University to join a medical project that was researching a cure for schizophrenia.
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The family also alleges the prison system was aware that Bulger was labeled a "snitch," and that he was perhaps the most well-known inmate to be incarcerated since Al Capone, but yet did not do enough to shield him from the other inmates.
He was also an FBI informant who snitched on the New England mob, his gang's main rival, in an era when bringing down the Mafia was a top national priority for the FBI.
In June , he was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison. He ended up serving nine years, including stints in Atlanta, Alcatraz and Leavenworth.
Regardless, after he did his time, Bulger returned to Boston to resume his life of crime. After Killeen was gunned down in , Bulger joined the Winter Hill Gang, where he quickly rose up in the ranks.
By , Bulger had become a preeminent figure in Boston's organized crime scene. That year, Howie Winter, the boss of the Winter Hill Gang, was sent to prison for fixing horse races, and Bulger assumed the gang's leadership.
Over the next 16 years, he came to control a significant portion of Boston's drug dealing, bookmaking and loansharking operations. During this same time from to , unbeknownst to even his closest associates, Bulger was an FBI informant.
In the spring of , the Drug Enforcement Administration , the Massachusetts State Police and the Boston Police Department launched an investigation into Bulger's gambling operations.
In early , Bulger and his associate, Stephen Flemmi, were indicted. Bulger, however, managed to slip through the authorities grasp.
According to federal sources, Bulger's FBI handler, longtime friend Special Agent John Connelly, tipped Bulger off to the indictment, allowing the criminal to flee with his girlfriend, Theresa Stanley.
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Acting on a tip from the FBI agent, Bulger lured suspected informers to a house in South Boston, chained them to a chair for interrogation, shot them in the head and buried them in the basement.
In , Connolly gave Bulger advance warning that state and federal law enforcement officers were poised to arrest him. The crime boss fled Boston in advance of a January racketeering indictment and became Public Enemy Number One after the killing of Osama bin Laden.
While his informer was on the run, Connolly was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Reported sightings came in from around the world until his capture in a rent-controlled apartment blocks from the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California, where he lived with his long-time girlfriend.Infamous Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger – who was a fugitive for 16 years, was sentenced to life in prison in and was portrayed in film by Johnny Depp – was killed at a West Virginia. William Bulger was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and is the third of six children in the family, and younger brother of former mob boss James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger Jr. (–). Bulger's father worked as a union laborer and occasional longshoreman; he lost his arm in an industrial accident and the family was reduced to poverty. (CNN) The family of notorious mobster James "Whitey" Bulger has filed a lawsuit accusing 30 Federal Bureau of Prisons employees of "intentional or deliberately indifferent" actions leading to his. James "Whitey" Bulger embarked upon a life of crime at the age of 14 and had become a prominent figure in Boston's organized crime scene by the late s. From to , Bulger also served as. The leader of Boston’s Winter Hill Gang and No. 1 on the FBI’s Most Wanted list, Whitey Bulger was indicted for 19 counts of murder, racketeering, narcotics distribution and extortion. But it was. James Joseph „Whitey“ Bulger war ein verhafteter US-amerikanischer Verbrecher. Er stand ab als chronologisch Person auf der Liste der zehn meistgesuchten Flüchtigen des FBI. Auf seine Ergreifung waren 2 Mio. US-Dollar ausgesetzt. James Joseph „Whitey“ Bulger (* 3. September in Boston, Massachusetts; † Oktober in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia) war ein verhafteter. James»Whitey«Bulger. Sein Leben diente als Vorlage für den Film „The Departed“: Jetzt ist der berüchtigte amerikanische Gangsterboss James „Whitey“ Bulger.