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Ex-FBI Agent Robert Fitzpatrick Pleads Guilty To Perjury For Lies Told At Bulger Trial05:02
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Robert Fitzpatrick walks from federal court in Boston in April 2015, accompanied by his wife, Jane. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Robert Fitzpatrick walks from federal court in Boston in April 2015, accompanied by his wife, Jane. (Elise Amendola/AP)
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A former FBI agent widely recognized as a whistleblower who tried to stop the deal between convicted mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger and the FBI has pleaded guilty to lying at Bulger's trial.

Former Agent Robert Fitzpatrick now acknowledges making false claims about the FBI and himself.

WBUR's David Boeri reports on Fitzpatrick's guilty plea entered Monday in Boston federal court.

This segment aired on May 10, 2016.

David Boeri Twitter Senior Reporter
Now retired, David Boeri was a senior reporter at WBUR.

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