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Speculation on trying oft-mentioned Patrick Nee

The name of Patrick Nee, a self-described former criminal who wrote a book on mob life, has repeatedly surfaced in the James “Whitey” Bulger trial as a person involved in drug and gun crimes, someone who helped bury a body, and served as an accomplice to murder.

So why has Nee not been charged in those crimes? That question will be in the air this week as Bulger’s lawyers attempt to call Nee, once a well-known figure in Boston’s underworld, to testify in the gangster’s racketeering trial.

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