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James J. “Whitey” Bulger, reputed mob boss turned FBI informant

The victims of reputed mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger have come for their cut.

Some victims of the 83-year-old former leader of Boston’s Winter Hill Gang want a piece of the $800,000 found in the walls of Bulger’s apartment when he was captured in Santa Monica, Calif., with his longtime girlfriend last year, MyFoxBoston.com reports.

“I got a federal judge to give me a judgment,” Steve Rakes, who, along with his ex-wife, won a 2003 default judgment from a federal judge for $28.5 million, told the website. “Now you receive funds, so service the judgment.”

After Rakes and his wife had opened a liquor store in south Boston, Bulger, Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi and Kevin Weeks paid him a visit in 1983, demanding to take over the business. Read Rest on FOX News