The documentary WHITEY “was not an easy film to make,” according to director Joe Berlinger, who says that the possibility that Whitey Bulger was not an FBI informant should have been brought up at his trial.
Bulger might face another murder trial for the execution of millionaire businessman Roger Wheeler in Oklahoma.
Boston’s notorious mob boss was sentenced Thursday to two life sentences for his role in the murders of 11 people, and multiple racketeering, extortion, and money laundering charges.
Mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is convicted of murder, racketeering, extortion, and money laundering.
Bulger is the white-haired mob boss accused of 19 murders — whose reign of terror inspired Jack Nicholson’s role in The Departed. But that’s just the start of the crazy stories from Bulger’s past.
Accused mobster Jim “Whitey” Bulger announced today in court he will not testify on his behalf in racketeering and murder trial.
Lawyers for James ‘‘Whitey’’ Bulger released photos of the infamous mobster hanging out with parrots, a goat, and relaxing at the beach as part of his defense.
UPDATE: Police believe Rakes was poisoned. Stephen “Stippo” Rakes, who wanted to testify against reputed mob boss Jim “Whitey” Bulger, was found dead in Lincoln, Mass. in July.
Well, this is one way you can get court adjourned for the day if you’re the notorious accused murderer Whitey Bulger.
The trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, 83, is just one day old and it already has a little of everything.
You might have already known that fugitive James “Whitey” Bulger was the inspiration for the film The Departed. And you’ve probably seen the film. But have you seen all of the things people have mashed up with the trailer?
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Notorious Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica, California after 16 years of living life as a fugitive. The arrest comes just days after the FBI began advertising on daytime television shows such as The View and Dr. Phil. The 81-year-old Bulger is connected to at least 19 murders. He is perhaps best known in pop culture as the inspiration for Jack Nicholson’s character in “The Departed.”
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