James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Ran Crime Ring With Help of FBI, Investigator Says

To the FBI he was known as informant BS 1544-OC, the OC designating “organized crime.” He was later upgraded to BS 1544-TE, designating “top echelon informant.”

That role as FBI informant as well has ties to rogue FBI agents helped accused Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger build a criminal enterprise for the Winter Hill Gang, according to testimony from Special Agent James Marra with the Department of Justice Inspector General’s Office today.

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