BOSTON (AP) — The woman who spent 16 years on the run with Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger has pleaded guilty to a criminal contempt charge for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating whether other people helped him as a fugitive.
Sixty-four-year-old Catherine Greig pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Boston.READ MORE: State Workers Face Sunday Deadline To Get COVID Vaccine Or Risk Losing Jobs
She is scheduled to be sentenced April 28. The criminal contempt charge has no fixed maximum penalty.
Greig already is serving an eight-year prison term for helping Bulger avoid capture. She was indicted on the contempt charge in September.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Bulger fled Boston in late 1994 and remained a fugitive until he and Greig were captured in Santa Monica, California, in 2011.
Bulger was convicted in 2013 in a sweeping racketeering indictment. He is serving a life sentence.MORE NEWS: Start Of Bruins Season Brings More Business To Sports Bars Near TD Garden
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