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    James "Whitey" Bulger Captured

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    Authorities used a "ruse" to lure legendary mobster James "Whitey" Bulger out of his hideout -- a home in Santa Monica, California -- and arrest him, the FBI said Thursday. Acting on a tip, members of the fugitive task force staked out the home on Wednesday and then arrested him and his girlfriend, fellow fugitive Catherine Elizabeth Greig, who was inside the home, said FBI special agent Richard Deslauriers.
    Neither put up a fight, authorities said. After the arrests, members of the fugitive task force, which included the FBI and police, searched the home.
    The end of the 16-year manhunt for one of the nation's most notorious gangsters -- charged with 19 counts of murder and a slew of other crimes -- came within days of the FBI launching a publicity campaign, airing ads about Greig in 14 markets across the country where the couple was known to have ties, authorities said. The arrests were a "direct result" of the media campaign, authorities said.
    One of the FBI's Top 10 most wanted fugitives and the inspiration for the 2006 Martin Scorsese film, "The Departed," Bulger -- once head of Boston's Winter Hill Gang -- will make his first court appearance Thursday, the FBI said.
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    Wow, I recently read a book about him. Good stuff. He was thought to be hiding overseas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    He was thought to be hiding overseas.
    I thought he was in an unusually large compound in a Pakistani village....

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    I heard that according to his neighbors, he was a cranky, old fart. I wonder which one of them is getting the $2,000,000 reward?
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    I heard that according to his neighbors, he was a cranky, old fart. I wonder which one of them is getting the $2,000,000 reward?






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    can't imagine what took LE so long. I don't want to think that he may have had some assistance from some crooked badges. but, glad he is off the streets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by erickbeehive View Post
    can't imagine what took LE so long. I don't want to think that he may have had some assistance from some crooked badges. but, glad he is off the streets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by erickbeehive View Post
    can't imagine what took LE so long. I don't want to think that he may have had some assistance from some crooked badges. but, glad he is off the streets.
    what took LE so long? A guy with a nearly unlimited resources and connections in the criminal underworld can lay low for a really long time. It's a pretty big planet...
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    Quote Originally Posted by countybear View Post
    Wha?
    I bet this same guy wondered why it took so long to catch bin Laden.
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