Wednesday, June 26, 2013

'Whitey' Bulger lawyers challenge FBI's 700-page informant file

Accused Boston crime boss James ''Whitey'' Bulger (L) and his girlfriend Catherine are shown during their arraignment in federal court in Los Angeles, California in this June 23, 2011 courtroom sketch. REUTERS/Bill Robles/Artist
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By Scott Malone
BOSTON | Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:52pm EDT

BOSTON (Reuters) - Reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger's lawyers questioned the accuracy of a key piece of evidence in his murder and racketeering trial on Tuesday, seeking to cast doubt on the 700-page informant file that a now-disgraced FBI agent had kept on him.