James ‘Whitey’ Bulger is still Public Enemy Number One according to the latest FBI Most Wanted list which has just been released .
The Feds are now offering $2 million reward for the gangster. Jack Nicholson played a version of Bulger in the Oscar winning film “The Departed” about the Irish mafia in Boston.
The 81-year-old is still on the run with his girlfriend Catherine Greig, whereabouts unknown.
The Irish American gangster from Boston is wanted for 19 counts of murder , conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit extortion, narcotics distribution and money laundering.
The Feds say his aliases include Thomas F. Baxter, Mark Shapeton, Jimmy Bulger, James Joseph Bulger, James J. Bulger, Jr., James Joseph Bulger, Jr., Tom Harris, Tom Marshall, Ernest E. Beaudreau, Harold W. Evers, Robert William Hanson.
"Whitey" Bulger , the FBI says is an avid reader with an interest in history. “He is known to frequent libraries and historic sites. Bulger may be taking heart medication. He maintains his physical fitness by walking on beaches and in parks with his female companion, Catherine Elizabeth Greig.
“Bulger and Greig love animals. Bulger has been known to alter his appearance through the use of disguises. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Canada and Mexico,” says the Feds.
The Feds note that Bulger is being sought for his role in numerous murders committed from the early 1970s through the mid 1980s in connection with his leadership of an organized crime group that allegedly controlled extortion, drug deals and other illegal activities in the Boston area.
“He has a violent temper and is known to carry a knife at all times.... he is “considered armed and extremely dangerous,” say the Feds.