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: 'A Blast Furnace': Firefighters Battle Strong Winds, Flames At Roxbury Apartment Building
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: Mother Accused Of Putting Baby In Trash Can Charged With Attempted Murder
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: Thieves Target Toyota Prius Catalytic Converters In Cambridge
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