Janet Uhlar | Kevin Weeks

Kevin Weeks

 

According to Katharine Q. Seelye’s article in The New York Times, (Gerard O’Neill, Boston Globe Investigative Reporter, Dies at 76, published Aug. 23 updated Aug. 25): “Mr. O’Neill’s biggest quarry was Whitey Bulger, Boston’s most notorious mobster, whom he helped expose as an F.B.I. informant.” Again, according to the above mentioned Times article, another Globe reporter told Ms. Seelye, “that just before the series was published, the F.B.I. told …

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According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Flip means: to cause or persuade (a witness) to cooperate in prosecuting a criminal case against an associate. It’s regularly used within the American Judicial System, by federal, state, and county prosecutors. Certainly, it has its place in persuading a lesser criminal to offer information on a more dangerous or corrupt individual. In white collar crimes, it’s an effective tool–within limits. White collar crime focuses …

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