Near the end of a dramatic day of testimony in the racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, key prosecution witness Kevin Weeks and Bulger shared a heated exchange of words. Bulger’s attorney J.W. Carney Jr. questioned Weeks about the deal he made with prosecutors, in which he received a six-year sentence in exchange for testifying against Bulger.
The outburst between the gangster and his former protege was the second time Bulger has lost his temper during the trial.
A transcript of the exchange follows:
Carney: “You won against the system?”
Weeks: “What did I win? What did I win?”
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