Tag Archives: federal racketeering

Pagans Plea Rejected

March 10, 2010

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Now plea deals are starting to bounce in the federal racketeering case in Charleston West Virginia against members and associates of the Pagans Motorcycle Club. A hard core of the defense lawyers in this case have refused to just roll over for the prosecution like good legal professionals, and wave their little white flags in […]

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New Judges In Mongols Case

February 1, 2010

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What remains of the 17-month-old, federal racketeering case against 78 members and associates of the Mongols Motorcycle Club has now been assigned to two judges in separate counties in Southern California. Florence-Marie Cooper, who previously presided over the Mongols case died January 15th. She will be replaced by the Honorable Otis D. Wright and the […]

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Twelfth Pagan Plea Deal

January 11, 2010

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There have been twelve plea bargaining agreements in the Pagans case now unfolding in Charleston, West Virginia. Last October 23rd, Timothy A. Flood, the former President of the Northeast Philadelphia chapter of the club pled guilty to helping the Pagans run an illegal lottery. The plea deal was unsealed last Thursday, January 7th. Flood pled […]

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Much Mongols Ado

September 29, 2009

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Don’t call it the Mongols case. It isn’t about the Mongols. It is about cops and lawyers and judges getting paid. For those just now returning from a long trip to the planet Mars, almost a year ago, on October 21st, 2008, United States Attorney Thomas P. O’Brien announced via press release that, “Sixty-one members […]

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Mongols Demand, Feds Stall

August 20, 2009

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In court papers filed Monday, the Mongols Motorcycle Club demanded the return of personal property seized by “law enforcement officials throughout the United States…belonging to the club’s members and other third parties who have not been indicted solely because that property bears the Mongols trademark.” The club filed a 31 page supplemental brief, a proposed […]

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