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Deal that secured John Martorano’s testimony defended

By all accounts, it was a deal with the devil.

John Martorano, who has admitted to killing 20 people, including two teenagers, has strolled into the federal courthouse in South Boston over the past two days a free man, part of an agreement he reached with federal prosecutors in exchange for his testimony about James “Whitey” Bulger and the gangster’s corrupt relationship with the FBI.

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