James 'Whitey' Bulger( FBI )
Boston mobster and fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger worked as an FBI informant throughout the 1980s, providing information about Boston's Angiulo crime family while evading arrest. Bulger had been on the FBI's 10 most wanted fugitive list and the agency had offered a $2-million reward for his arrest.
Bulger had been on the FBI's 10 most wanted fugitive list, and the agency had offered a $2-million reward for his arrest.
James 'Whitey' Bulger(Lucy Nicholson / Reuters)
Authorities said police received the tip that led them to Santa Monica on Tuesday night, and that by Wednesday morning the FBI Fugitive Task Force in L.A. was asked to conduct surveillance, with assistance from the Los Angeles Police Department.