FBI receives more than 100 leads on 'Whitey' Bulger
BOSTON -- It's been 16 years on the run for James “Whitey” Bulger, but the FBI hasn't given up on hunting Boston's most notorious gangster.
The FBI says its worldwide hunt got a boost last year when they placed ads in plastic surgery and dental newsletters.
They asked any physician who treated the Boston mobster and his girlfriend to contact them.
Since then, the FBI has received close to 100 leads.
“I truly believe that we will catch him,” said Richard Teahan of the FBI. “We’ve devoted a lot of resources into locating and apprehending him. He is a top fugitive, placed there in 1999 and I think with that status comes a great many resources.”
Bulger is wanted on federal racketeering charges, as well as murder.
His last confirmed sighting was in London back in 2002.
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