New documents filed in federal court show the costs of defending James “Whitey” Bulger have topped $3 million.
The Massachusetts medical examiner’s office has determined that cyanide poisoning killed an alleged extortion victim of Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger who had hoped to testify at Bulger’s trial, prosecutors said Sunday.
There were many notable quotes from testimony and spectators at the two-month racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger.
Federal prosecutors say a claim by a lawyer for reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger that he was never an FBI informant is a tactic to influence jurors in Bulger’s upcoming trial.
The acting head of the New England Mafia was sentenced on Wednesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for shaking down local strip clubs for protection money.