bulger


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bulger

(ˈbʌldʒə)
n
1. a thing which bulges
2. (Golf) obsolete a wooden golf club with a convex face
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Notorious Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger has asked the U.
So when his only son, Douglas, died from Reye's syndrome aged six in 1973, Bulger - later the world's most wanted man - was left with the police to lavish gifts upon.
The man in question is the brutal and sadistic James 'Whitey' Bulger, the real-life gangster, now aged 86, who was allowed to rule Boston's underworld, thanks - in part - to his brother, State Senator Billy Bulger (portrayed in the film by Benedict Cumberbatch), and FBI Agent and childhood friend John Connolly (Joel Edgerton).
You may be wondering what gangster thriller "Black Mass" (2015) about James "Whitey" Bulger (Johnny Depp) has to do with our neck of the woods but you will be surprised to know.
The dour based-on-a-true-story crime drama kicks off in late-70s Boston with an FBI agent ( Joel Edgerton) cutting a deal with crimelord James "Whitey" Bulger (Depp) to feed him information on the Mafioso who control half the city.
Based on a true story, Black Mass explores how a deal between ruthless gangster Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp) and FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) enabled Bulger to expand his criminal empire with complete impunity.
Fitzpatrick, the first witness called by Bulger's attorneys during his 2013 racketeering trial, said he tried to persuade the FBI to terminate Bulger as an informant because the mobster didn't appear to be helping its mission to gather information on the Mafia.
John Bulger, 74, was sent to prison last month for the sexual abuse of a boy he had befriended as he was crying on the street.
Bulger tells the sordid tale of the infamous Boston gangster found hiding in plain sight in Santa Monica in 2011--and the corrupt government that enabled him.
Convicted mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger will spend the rest of his life in prison after a U.