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James R. Hoffa, the former Teamsters union president, speaks during a news conference in Washington, in this June 3, 1974 photo. Nearly 28 years after ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, law enforcement officials dug into the ground outside a home in Hampton Township, Mich., Wednesday, July 16, 2003, to search for evidence, a prosecutor said. Hoffa, father of current Teamsters President James P. Hoffa, disappeared from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Oakland County's Bloomfield Township in July 1975. (AP Photo/File)

Gallery of Gangsters

By Claudine Zap

The case against Boston crime figure Whitey Bulger is set to begin the week of June 10. Meanwhile, a look at Bulger's profile and those of some notorious figures in the mob.