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Trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s former partner to testify against him

Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi said he packed his bags after a corrupt FBI agent warned him and his partner, James “Whitey” Bulger, to flee just before their 1995 racketeering indictment.

But Flemmi hung around Boston too long and was arrested, while Bulger disappeared for more than 16 years until his capture two years ago in Santa Monica, Calif.

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