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  • June 23, 2011
    By Harvey Silverglate

    I would not be at all surprised if the feds learned of James "Whitey" Bulger's location well before the latest ad campaign. So why the ads? To disguise the way the feds actually learned of his whereabouts, the timing of the acquisition of said intelligence, and the source of this intelligence. So what they may have done, once they knew where he was hiding, was run a very public and visible campaign involving billboard ads and so forth; they then move in to make the arrest, leaving the world to believe there was an anonymous tip emerging as a result of the campaign.

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