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BOSTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the eight-year prison term given to the longtime girlfriend of  gangster  James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him while he was a  fugitive

Catherine Greig pleaded guilty in 2012 to various crimes committed during her 16 years on the run with her long-time lover, the former feared  leader of the Winter Hill Gang.Whitey Bulger.

Greig’s attorney had argued the case in front of three appellate judges including retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter. Dana Curhan said his client’s eight-year sentence should be reduced to 2 1/2 years.