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Whitey Bulger Auction to Raise Money for Families of Boston Gangster’s Victims

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Fittingly enough, the event will be in Southie

Two Saturdays from now, June 25, the U.S. Marshals Service will host an auction of imprisoned Boston gangster Whitey Bulger's personal possessions and ill-gotten gains. The proceeds will go to the relatives of the victims of his many, many crimes.

The loot up for bid includes a personal coin collection, a plastic Christmas tree, several rings (including a diamond one Bulger gave to his longtime girlfriend), a rat-shaped pencil holder, clothes, a 40-inch flat-screen TV, and even a boxing mannequin that Bulger would dress up and place in a window of the third-floor apartment he rented in Santa Monica, Calif., while on the lam.

The physical auction will be at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Bulger’s old fiefdom of Southie. Should a would-be bidder be unable to be there, a Texas auction house has arranged a live simulcast. Everything kicks off at a 10 in the morning.