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Connolly gave Flemmi defense internal FBI reports, court told

Gangster's former lawyer testifies in murder trial

Former FBI agent John J. Connolly is on trial in Florida, charged with conspiring in the 1982 killing of Boston business consultant John B. Callahan. Former FBI agent John J. Connolly is on trial in Florida, charged with conspiring in the 1982 killing of Boston business consultant John B. Callahan. (Al Diaz/Associated Press)
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / September 26, 2008

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MIAMI - After longtime FBI informant Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi was indicted on federal racketeering charges in 1995, retired FBI agent John J. Connolly Jr. provided inside information to the defense in an effort to get the case dismissed, the gangster's former lawyer testified yesterday. (Full article: 787 words)

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