• Count-by-count breakdown of the James 'Whitey' Bulger verdict

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    Here is a complete breakdown of the verdict handed down by the jury in the James "Whitey" Bulger trial. An "X" beside the word "guilty" or "not guilty" denotes the jury's decision on that specific count.

    The jury finds the defendant James J. Bulger,

    As to COUNT ONE (Racketeering Conspiracy)

     X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT TWO (Racketeering Substantive Offense)
    *Please note: The jury only needs to find the defendant guilty of two of the 33 racketeering acts to find him guilty of count two.

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    If you find James J. Bulger guilty as to Count 2, please indicate below which alleged Racketeering Acts you unanimously find that the government has proven beyond a reasonable doubt:

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 1:

    Conspiracy to murder members of the Notorangeli Group

    Proved                                X  Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 2:

    Murder of Michael Milano

    Proved                                X    Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 3:         

    Murder of Al Plummer

    Proved                                Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 4:

    Murder of William O'Brien

    Proved                            X     Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 5:

    Murder of James O'Toole

    Proved                           X      Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 6:

    Murder of Al Notorangeli

    Proved                          X       Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 7A:

    Conspiracy to murder James Sousa

    Proved                       X          Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 7B:

    Murder of James Sousa

    Proved                                Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 8:

    Murder of Paul McGonagle

    Proved                                Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 9:

    Murder of Edward Connors

    X  Proved                               Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 10A:

    Conspiracy to murder Thomas King

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 10B:

    Murder of Thomas King

    X  Proved                                Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 11:

    Murder of Francis "Buddy" Leonard

    Proved                       X          Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 12:

    Murder of Richard Castucci

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 13A:

    Conspiracy to murder Roger Wheeler

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 13B:

    Murder of Roger Wheeler

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 14:

    Murder of Debra Davis

    Proved                                 Not Proved   (NO FINDING)

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 15:

    Murder of Brian Halloran

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 16:

    Murder of Michael Donahue

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 17A:

    Conspiracy to murder John Callahan

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 17B:

    Murder of John Callahan

    Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 18:

    Murder of Arthur "Bucky" Barrett

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 19:

    Murder of John McIntyre

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 20:

    Murder of Deborah Hussey

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 21:

    Extortion conspiracy: "Rent"

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 22:

    Extortion of Richard O'Brien

    X  Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 23:

    Extortion of Kevin Hayes

    Proved                          X       Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 24:

    Extortion conspiracy: "Fines"

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 25:

    Extortion of Michael Solimando

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 26:

    Extortion of Stephen Rakes and Julie Rakes

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 27:

    Extortion of Richard Bucheri

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 28:

    Extortion of Raymond Slinger

    Proved                           X      Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 29:

    Narcotics distribution conspiracy

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 30:

    (Concealment) money laundering conspiracy

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 31:

    (Concealment) money laundering

    (Sale of 295 Old Colony Ave., South Boston, Massachusetts)

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 32(A):

    (Concealment) money laundering

    (Sale of 295 Old Colony Ave., South Boston, Massachusetts)

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACTS NO. 32(B)- 32(PPP):

    (Concealment) money laundering (mortgage payments)

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    RACKETEERING ACT NO. 33:

    (Concealment or promotion) money laundering (transfer of $10,000 to John Martorano)

    X Proved                                 Not Proved

    As to COUNT THREE (extortion conspiracy: rent)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT FOUR (extortion of Kevin Hayes)

    Guilty                                  Not Guilty

    As to COUNT FIVE (concealment money laundering conspiracy)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNTS SIX through TWENTY-SIX

    (Concealment money laundering (mortgage payments))

    Count 6:          X     Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 7:          X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 8:          X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 9:          X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 10:        X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 11:          Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 12:        X   Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 13:          Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 14:          Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 15:        X   Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 16:        X   Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 17:           Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 18:        X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 19:        X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 20:        X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 21:        X     Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 22:        X   Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 23:        X    Guilty                   Not Guilty

    Count 24:        X   Guilty                    Not Guilty

    Count 25:        X     Guilty                   Not Guilty

    Count 26:        X    Guilty                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT TWENTY-SEVEN

    (Concealment or promotion money laundering (transfer of $10,000 to John Martorano))

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT THIRTY-NINE (possession of firearms in furthermore of violent crime)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT FOURTY (possession of machine guns and furthermore of violent crime)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT FOURTY-TWO (possession of unregistered machine guns)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT FORTY-FIVE (transfer and possession of machine guns)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

    As to COUNT FORTY-EIGHT (possession of firearms with obliterated serial numbers)

    X Guilty                                    Not Guilty

     

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