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Connolly portrayed as corrupt agent

Prosecution says leak provoked '82 slaying

Former FBI agent John Connolly (center) in court yesterday with his lawyers, James McDonald (left) and Bruce Fleisher. Former FBI agent John Connolly (center) in court yesterday with his lawyers, James McDonald (left) and Bruce Fleisher. (PATRICK FARRELL/ASSOCIATED PRESS POOL)
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / September 16, 2008

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MIAMI - A jury of Floridians was introduced yesterday to Boston's most notorious gangsters, a dizzying array of slayings, Byzantine betrayals, and a glimpse of a scandal involving the FBI's handling of informants, as testimony began in the trial of former FBI agent John J. Connolly Jr. on murder charges. (Full article: 1030 words)

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