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FBI Pays Out Reward Money To Bulger Tipsters

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Whitey Bulger and Catherine Greig (Photos from U.S. Marshals Service)

Whitey Bulger and Catherine Greig (Photos from U.S. Marshals Service)

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BOSTON (CBS) – The FBI has paid the award money to those responsible for providing information which directly led to the arrest of Whitey Bulger and his companion Catherine Greig.

The FBI had offered $2 million for information leading to the arrest of Bulger and $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Greig.

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WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong reports

The FBI says the reward money was paid to more than one person. They are not providing any information about identity of those involved.

Bulger and Greig were arrested in Santa Monica in June.

The FBI says the information which led to the arrest was generated as “a direct result” of a Public Service Announcement initiated on June 20.

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