James "Whitey" Bulger is only the latest alleged mob figure to tangle with the law. Here's a look at other famous gangsters and their legal wins and defeats.
James 'Whitey' Bulger
James "Whitey" Bulger has become a household name in the world of famous mobsters, thanks to films, TV episodes and books chronicling his time as the kingpin of the south Boston underworld, as well as an FBI informant with a "license to kill." Bulger, who is now 83 years old and in poor health, is facing what's left of his life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murder, racketeering and conspiracy on Aug. 12, 2013. In a sprawling 32-count indictment, Bulger had faced charges relating to 19 murders, and was ultimately convicted of participating in most, but not all, of the killings. His sentence will be determined at a hearing scheduled for Nov. 13.
Video: The Boston Globe tells the Whitey Bulger story
Potential witness was poisoned
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