CBS News - The girlfriend of reputed Boston mob boss "Whitey" Bulger is changing her tune, and some of his victims are not happy.
After first pleading not guilty last summer, Catherine Greig will plead guilty on Wednesday to three charges related to helping Bulger avoid being captured for 16 years. While each charge carries a maximum of five years in prison, she could get as little as 32 months, total. Under terms of the deal, Greig would not have to testify against Bulger.
Relatives of some alleged victims who met with federal prosecutors Monday are angry. "She's pretty much, if you ask me, got a sweetheart deal," said Tommy Donahue. "She helped keep that guy on the run. We could have had questions answered 16 years ago."
"I just think there have been so many deals made. Nobody's in jail. Everybody is walking around. nobody is taking any consideration for the families," Patricia Donahue said. "What about us?"
Bulger, said to have been the head of the notorious Winter Hill gang in Boston, was wanted for 19 murders allegedly committed in the late 1970s and 1980s. He fled Boston in 1994 after a corrupt FBI agent told him he was about to be indicted.
Greig and Bulger were arrested last year at an apartment in Santa Monica, Calif., where they'd been living under false identities for more than a decade. Law enforcement officers raided the home and uncovered a large cache of money and weapons.
Watch Jim Axelrod's report in the video above.