FBI taking to German TV to look for Whitey Bulger
BOSTON -- The search for fugitive gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has reached German television.
FBI agents from Boston will go on German TV's equivalent of "America's Most Wanted" on Wednesday to appeal for the public's help in catching Bulger.
An FBI spokeswoman tells The Boston Globe it's part of a broader push to boost Bulger's profile overseas, which began after a couple resembling Bulger and his longtime girlfriend, Catherine Greig, was videotaped in Sicily.
Since September, Bulger has been featured in TV broadcasts in Rome, London and Madrid.
Bulger fled just before his federal indictment in January 1995. He was later exposed as an FBI informant and charged with 19 murders.
The FBI says the last confirmed sighting of the 78-year-old Bulger was in London in September 2002.
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