(CBSNEWS) — Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger was found guilty Monday in a string of 11 killings in the 1970s and 1980s following a racketeering trial that spanned more than seven weeks and was marked by damning testimony from men that were once his closest confidants.
Bulger, whose 16 years on the run exposed the FBI's corrupt relationship with its underworld informants, was also found guilty of counts including racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, extortion, money laundering, narcotics distribution conspiracy, and illegal firearms charges. He had been charged in 19 killings and an array of other crimes.
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Bulger was found guilty of racketeering acts including the killings of Deborah Hussey, John McIntyre, Arthur Bucky Barrett, John Callahan, Michael Donahue, Brian Halloran, Roger Wheeler, Richard Castucci, Thomas King, Edward Connors, and Paul McGonigle.