Bulger's Arrest Uncover More FBI Corruption?
sweet it is! Finally, after all these years! Caught?... You want
to threaten me?... You want to threaten to pick me off from the
cemetery across the street from my house now? Who's laughing now,
~ WRKO-Boston radio talk-show host and Boston Herald columnist
happier to hear of the arrest
of Boston Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on June
22 than Boston radio talk show host and Boston Herald columnist
Howie Carr, who had reportedly
been on a Bulger assassination list when Bulger was on his spree.
(Only the fact that Carr came out of his house with his little daughter
prevented triggerman Kevin Weeks from putting the outspoken columnist
and top-rated talk-show host in the grave.)
But the FBI
may not have been so happy to hear Bulger was finally in federal
custody, as new corruption revelations may create additional shock
waves through the FBI.
inducted several top FBI agents in the Boston office into his gang,
and used the FBI as his enforcement arm to eliminate his rivals
within his own Winter Hill Gang and in the Italian La Cosa Nostra
(Mafia). According to his indictment,
Bulger's gang committed at least 19 murders in a spree that lasted
from 1965-1994. He spent 16 years evading federal officials, some
of whom may never have wanted him to have been captured alive. Two
FBI agents were eventually convicted of crimes related to helping
Bulger commit murder, H.
Paul Rico (who died in prison in 2004) and John
Connolly (who will soon be transferred from a federal prison
where he's serving time for a RICO conviction to Florida to serve
40 years for a murder charge).
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