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'Whitey' Bulger moved to Ariz. penitentiary

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TUCSON, Ariz. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Convicted mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been moved to high security penitentiary in Tucson, Ariz.

Bulger's status on the Bureau of Prisons website listed him as being at USP Tucson Friday.

According to the website, the high security prison has an adjacent minimum security satellite camp. It houses 1,700 total inmates.

Bulger has been moved several times since his conviction on racketeering and conspiracy charges in the summer of 2013. He was moved from Plymouth County Correctional Facility to the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center on Nov. 27. Prior to arriving at Tucson, Bulger was brought to FTC Oklahoma City, which is typically a stopover site for inmates in transit.

The South Boston mob boss was given two life sentences, plus five years following his trial in Moakley Federal Courthouse.

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