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The One Big Investigation (Corrected)

October 21, 2010

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This is a revised and corrected version of a story published on October 21st. The original story erroneously reported that that three undercover ATF Agents, John “Hollywood” Carr, Greg “Russo” Giaoni and Paul “Painter D’Angelo left Operation Black Rain in October 2008, continued to pose as members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club and subsequently infiltrated […]

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It’s A Club! Not A Gang!

February 24, 2010

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If you are a biker, especially if you are a patch holder, you only have to read the next paragraph. When your club gets hit with a RICO charge the first thing you should do is call an attorney is West Virginia named Deirdre H. Purdy. Her phone number is 304-655-7232. You may also find […]

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The Metamorphosis Of John Ciccone

December 23, 2009

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Five years ago, in Grand Jury testimony legally obtained by this page, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent John Ciccone testified under oath that the Mongols Motorcycle Club is not a racket. What may be most revealing about the essentially corrupt prosecution of the current case against the Mongols is that […]

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When ATF Talks Trash

December 9, 2009

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In the last year, at least two active duty ATF Agents involved in the continuing prosecution of the Mongols Motorcycle Club have made provocative, sometimes vulgar and in some instances inflammatory comments about the Mongols case on this site. Last week for example, ATF Special Agent John Ciccone posted comments on this site from his […]

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A Conversation

October 23, 2009

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(This story was originally published on October 23 and corrected on October 24, 2009.  The corrections are explained in an endnote.) The dark heart of the Mongols case has always been entrapment. In several verifiable instances, one or more of the four, male, ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) Agents who patched with […]

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Are The Mongols Screwed

June 1, 2009

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In a previous incarnation John Ciccone may have conquered Europe. This time around, he appears to be sharpening his blind hatred of motorcycle clubs. Ciccone is a dark-haired, compact man who probably owns a set of weights. His few enemies describe him as five feet, four inches tall. His many friends claim he is actually […]

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Jay Dobyns Has Many Enemies

January 20, 2009

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According to Jay “Bird” Dobyns, the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are both trying to get him. He seems to think that the HA and the ATF might actually be cooperating to get him. And, anyone who has ever seen or heard Dobyns knows how this […]

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