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Bulger gang tough enough to 'destroy' Mafia, Flemmi says

Rivalry touted at murder trial of ex-FBI star

Gaston De Cardenas/associated press/PoolStephen Flemmi, who partnered with James ''Whitey'' Bulger in the Winter Hill gang, testified on years of dealings with John J. Connolly Jr. Gaston De Cardenas/associated press/PoolStephen Flemmi, who partnered with James ''Whitey'' Bulger in the Winter Hill gang, testified on years of dealings with John J. Connolly Jr. (Gaston De Cardenas/associated press/Pool)
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / September 25, 2008

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MIAMI - Gangster Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi boasted to a Florida jury yesterday that while he and his partner James "Whitey" Bulger were being protected by the FBI for providing information against the Mafia, they were actually more dangerous than their mob rivals. (Full article: 769 words)

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