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Catherine Greig seeks cut in 8-year sentence

A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday grilled the lawyer for Catherine Greig over her culpability in helping her boyfriend James “Whitey” Bulger stay on the run for 16 years, with panel members seeming to attach her to the notorious gangster’s ability to evade capture for so long.

Greig, the judges noted, had already admitted to living with Bulger in Santa Monica, Calif., organizing his finances, paying his rent, and buying his medications — often with fake identifications for the two of them.

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