Legal Analyst: 'It's certainly a stiff sentence' for Greig

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June 12, 2012, 3:10 pm

(NECN) - The longtime girlfriend of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for helping him runĀ from justiceĀ for 16 years.

Catherine Greig plead guilty to conspiracy to harbor a fugitive, identity fraud and conspiracy to commit identity fraud in March.

"It certainly is one of the tougher sentences I've ever seen on a fugitive from justice case," said NECN legal analyst Randy Chapman.

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Tags: Whitey Bulger, Catherine Greig, sentencing, Randy Chapman, legal analyst, federal prison, legal analysis
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