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'I was packed... and leaving,' a rueful Flemmi testifies

Details getaway plans in testimony against Connolly

Testifying yesterday in Miami against John Connolly, his former FBI handler, Stephen ''The Rifleman'' Flemmi responded to questions from Connolly's defense lawyer, Manuel Casabielle. Testifying yesterday in Miami against John Connolly, his former FBI handler, Stephen ''The Rifleman'' Flemmi responded to questions from Connolly's defense lawyer, Manuel Casabielle. (Al Diaz/ Miami Herald/ Associated Press/ Pool)
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / September 24, 2008

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MIAMI - Notorious gangsters and longtime FBI informants James "Whitey" Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi were warned to flee just before their 1995 federal racketeering indictment. But while Bulger slipped away - and remains one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted - Flemmi was not so lucky. (Full article: 702 words)

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