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The FBI Supervisor Who Really Wanted Bulger; Didn’t Trust Bulger as Informant

Whitey Bulger

By DEBORAH BECKER and LISA TOBIN
WBUR Radio

BOSTON — When Bob Fitzpatrick was brought in as second-in-command of the Boston FBI office back in the early 1980s, it didn’t take him long to figure out something wasn’t right.

“It was almost immediate upon my arrival,” he said.

It would be 20 more years before one of Fitzpatrick’s agents, John Connolly, would be convicted of corruption stemming from his relationship with alleged Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger, who was working as an FBI informant at the time.

But for Fitzpatrick, it became appallingly clear the first time he went out to do an assessment on Bulger with Connolly and his supervisor, John Morris. Twenty years later, Morris, too, would confess to corruption.

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