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FBI: $2.1M Bulger reward paid to tipsters

The FBI has paid out more than $2 million to tipsters who helped authorities locate and arrest fugitive Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig.

They were captured in June in Santa Monica, Calif., after being fugitives for 16 years.

Bulger, a longtime FBI informant, had been wanted in connection with 19 murders.

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The agency said in a statement Friday that it paid the reward money to more than one individual. It did not identify them.

Authorities said previously that the tipster who lead them to Bulger was a woman who saw a television news report about a publicity campaign in the search for Bulger and Greig.

The FBI had offered $2 million for information leading to Bulger's arrest of Bulger and $100,000 for information leading to Greig's arrest.

The couple have pleaded not guilty to multiple charges.

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