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South Boston's notorious mob chief Whitey Bulger spent sixteen years on the run now the man who helped take him down.
It's talking former superintendent of the Massachusetts state police Thomas Foley revealing details in his brand new book there it is most wanted to pursuing Whitey Bulger.
Tom welcome back that you -- first off what do you why was it's so difficult.
Well because over the years -- Bulger was an informant for the FBI so.
It was unbeknownst to us at the time we initially -- of the investigation into him.
But as reset -- the -- deeper and deeper into exact duties we learned that he -- being protected by the -- well that wasn't very helpful to you.
And then at the same time -- -- for the state of Massachusetts and Whitey Bulger is brother.
Was the head of that state senate.
Here's the president's -- the pros most powerful pro politician in Massachusetts at the time and how did -- try to slug and the investigation close there was some bills -- Almost pesto and make.
Detectives on the state please retire early.
That was one of them and we also have to be concerned about some of Bush's budget issues you know the -- -- fixed.
You're talking about he was an FBI informant before he is it before he went on the -- Aureus have not doing okay.
Talk about but pulling at these six bodies in 2000 how -- -- find them.
While the bodies of -- kind of culminated there was we're doing we were constantly giving compromise.
Investigation -- -- beginning tipped off.
Except for roads -- four probably about ten years doing this through nearly pressing investigation.
And we just kept persevering and as a group and you know eventually we found the bodies of some the victims.
That they had killed in the field after that -- was had to deny what the -- we're trying to tell people that sure.
He was really bad guy how much people it and ruin a lot of lives fast forward to just a year ago.
And there's this really nice guy who lives in this apartment at Santa Monica California turns out it's him and his girlfriend right on the Lam for years and in.
If you look at the the way he kill people he tortured them he was a vicious vicious murderer.
There wasn't like you had the Robin Hood image that they were trying to portray him.
To -- -- exact opposite him.
And so he is caught captured and right now he's in.
And they want to -- cushy prison -- no reason so officially know -- waiting.
These -- waiting for the -- -- and waiting for trial in the Obama.
What you wanna read all about it it is a great book that details a whole think as you were there from the beginning.
A Thomas Foley's a new book is called most wanted pursuing Whitey Bulger that -- didn't murderous mob chief in the that the FBI secretly protect.
Take a newsroom thanks shared vision or -- thanks happy birthday infield.
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