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Mob crime boss ordered to pay Oklahoma family $6 million

Mobster Bulger

TULSA, Okla. – A former Boston crime boss has been ordered to pay $6 million to the family of an Oklahoma businessman whom he was convicted of murdering in 1981.

James “Whitey” Bulger was found guilty of killing 11 people, including Roger Wheeler, who was shot to death outside Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa.

Bulger, 84, was also convicted of racketeering, extortion, money laundering, drug dealings and weapons possession.

According to the Boston Globe, he was sentenced to two life terms and was ordered to pay $25.5 million in restitution to the victims’ families and turn over $25 million to the government.


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