Mit Unterstützung des FBI stieg James „Whitey“ Bulger zum Paten von Boston auf, räumte unbehelligt Diese Webseite verwendet Cookies und ähnliche. James Joseph „Whitey“ Bulger war ein verhafteter US-amerikanischer Verbrecher. Er stand ab als chronologisch Person auf der Liste der zehn meistgesuchten Flüchtigen des FBI. Auf seine Ergreifung waren 2 Mio. US-Dollar ausgesetzt. Als sie Kinder waren, wuchsen John Connolly und James „Whitey“ Bulger zusammen in den rauen Straßen im Süden von Boston auf. Jahrzehnte später, Mitte.
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He forced subordinates — the loan sharks, grifters and other criminals in the gang — to toe the line, or else. Gangsters that got greedy, or otherwise started to show disrespect were dealt with harshly.
One or more Winter Hill gangsters and associates disappeared, or were killed outright, after Whitey Bulger lost confidence in their abilities.
In the early s, the Federal Bureau of Investigation allegedly made Bulger an informant. However, Bulger was able to leverage his relationship with the FBI to his advantage.
Two of the FBI agents involved in his case ultimately became corrupted after years of working with Bulger, at times protecting his criminal interests and fending off criminal prosecutions.
Bulger did not temper his brutal methods after he took charge of the Winter Hill Gang. He continued to personally murder or sanction the deaths of criminals who disobeyed or disrespected him.
He took control of the burgeoning Boston drug trade, shaking down drug dealers and forcing them to pay him a cut to operate on his streets.
Despite a wide range of criminal activity, Bulger avoided criminal prosecution for over a decade. As well as the Federal Bureau of Prisons, it was filed against 30 unnamed employees of the prison system, including some from US Penitentiary Hazelton, where Bulger was killed, and US Penitentiary Coleman II, where he was incarcerated before his transfer.
He was finally captured in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 81 after 16 years on the run , and convicted in of participating in 11 murders and other crimes.
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This story has been shared 65, times. View author archive Get author RSS feed. In , he helped rob three banks, then was captured the following year and charged with those robberies.
FBI reports show his first turn as an informer occurred in , when he named two of his accomplices in the bank jobs.
Ostensibly, he did it to save his girlfriend from potential accessory charges. She was credited with turning in his accomplices and never served any time.
Despite his cooperation and his guilty plea, Mr. Bulger received a year sentence. He was sent to the federal penitentiary in Atlanta, where he volunteered to be part of an LSD experiment in exchange for a small reduction in his sentence.
He was told it was part of a search for a cure for schizophrenia but later learned it was a secret CIA program to engage in mind control during the Cold War.
The experience left him bitter and suffering from night terrors. For the rest of his life, he complained of sleep disorders brought on by the LSD.
Bulger wrote in personal papers later seized by the FBI. After struggling to adapt inside the Atlanta prison, Mr. Bulger was implicated in two escape plots and sent to Alcatraz, called The Rock, the island for incorrigibles.
It was at that point that his brother William emerged as his most vocal, steadfast advocate. First as a student at Boston College Law School, then as a freshly minted state legislator, Bill Bulger put together an influential array of supporters, including the Boston College Law School dean, the Rev.
Robert Drinan, who would later go on to become the first congressman to call for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. Still, he viewed the three years he spent at Alcatraz with fondness.
He honed his intellect, professing to read a book a day. He read about military history, war, philosophy, and politics and became a student of Machiavelli.
His father died while he was in prison and James Bulger was not allowed to attend the funeral. He had, meanwhile, convinced his family and parole officials that he was tired of being the black sheep and was determined to make a legitimate life on the outside.
Drinan corresponded with Mr. Bulger during his incarceration and vouched for him with parole officials. He was released from prison in after nine years but quickly tired of the legitimate work his brother had lined up, including a job as a court custodian and backbreaking work as a construction laborer.
He dove back into crime. Bulger later wrote to a friend. Bulger worked as an enforcer for the Killeen brothers, who ran the rackets in Southie at the time.
He also quickly found himself in the middle of a small, vicious gang war against a rival Irish-American gang, the Mullens, a group of upstart Vietnam vets who were in no mood to be told what to do by what it viewed as a bunch of corpulent, entitled hoodlums like the Killeens.
Bulger was anything but fat and beer swilling. He was a physical fitness buff and frowned on those who drank to excess, viewing them as weak.
As he told it to his criminal associates, however, his first hit was a disaster. He pulled up alongside a man who he thought was Paul McGonagle, titular leader of the Mullens, and shot him dead through the car window.
The Mullens had the upper hand in the gang war when Mr. Bulger did something rash and brash. Winter said he was impressed by Mr.
Winter anointed him leader of the Southie rackets and made him a partner in the Winter Hill Gang. The Mullens stewed when Winter ordered them to make peace and join forces with Mr.
King was prescient. In , Mr. It empowered and emboldened James Bulger: He began killing off the Mullens, including King and Paul McGonagle, and using Connolly to file reports that steered law enforcement attention away from him.
Bulger never married, but he had many relationships with women. Cyr said Mr. Bulger wanted her to have an abortion, but when she refused, he supported her and became a doting father.
Bulger, according to Cyr. Yet, even when Cyr was pregnant, Mr. Bulger had already begun a relationship with another woman, Teresa Stanley, that would last 30 years.
She was a divorced South Boston mother with four young children when they met, and he raised the children as his own. He had firm, deeply traditional views about what constituted a family and how a family should behave.
He insisted on sit-down family dinners every night, with no interruptions. One thing he never admitted to, however, is being an FBI informant.
But he still did have some major regrets, as demonstrated by a prison letter Bulger wrote in In response to school girls mailing him questions for a leadership competition, Bulger seemed to show remorse for his life.
That life did come to an end in October Wheelchair-bound, at the age of 89, the former crime lord was transferred to a high-security prison named Hazelton in West Virginia.
A mere 12 hours later , the former mob boss was beaten to death by two inmates with a padlock stuffed in a sock.
To retired federal prison special investigative agent Vito Maraviglia , this outcome was not at all surprising. For a man who dispensed violence his whole life, it was a tragically fitting way to go out.
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