Kevin Weeks (born March 21, 1956) is a former mobster and a longtime friend and confidant to James J. Bulger, the infamous boss of the Winter Hill Gang, a crime family based out of the Winter Hill neighborhood in Somerville, Massachusetts. After his arrest and imprisonment in 1999, he became a cooperating witness. His testimony is viewed as responsible for the convictions of FBI agent John Connolly and mobster Stephen Flemmi. Since his release from prison, he has written the bestselling true…
IMPACT STATEMENT: A Family's Fight for Justice Against Whitey Bulger, Stephen Flemmi, and the FBI Bob Halloran Published at $24.95 $6.95 (Save $18) Investigative reporter Bob Halloran reveals never before told details about notorious criminals Whitey Bulger and Stephen Flemmi that, taken together, weave a vibrant and authentic chronicle of their impact on the lives of the innocent, and not so innocent, people around them. Illustrated. Format: Hardbound Pages: 240 Publisher: Skyhorse
Vincent James Flemmi (1935–1979), also known as "Jimmy The Bear," was an Italian-American mobster who freelanced for the Winter Hill Gang and the Patriarca crime family. He was also a longtime informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was also the brother of government informant Stephen Flemmi.
Henry Tameleo, a former underboss of the Patriarca crime family, is escorted by FBI agent H. Paul Rico, left, and his partner, Dennis Condon, right. Rico recruited Stephen Flemmi as an FBI informant in the 1960s and was later indicted for helping James "Whitey" Bulger, Flemmi and others in their Winter Hill gang assassinate the owner of World Jai Alai. Tameleo was one of four men Rico framed in the 1960s; he died in prison before the four men were exonerated