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…
Stephen 'The Rifleman' FlemmiWith the help of tips from Bulger and his partner, Stephen Flemmi, the FBI began dismantling the Irish mob's chief rivals, the Italian Mafia, paving the way for Bulger's ascendancy
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
2013 Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme, former boss of the New England Patriarca crime family. 1972: arrested for a bombing, sentenced 126 years. When released, he took control of the Patriarca family & forged ties with Stephen Flemmi & James “Whitey” Bulger. 1995: included in a federal racketeering indictment with Bulger & Flemm, sentenced 11 years. 1999, testified against corrupt FBI official John Connolly Jr. Now in the Witness Protection Program and living in an unknown location.