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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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Government Loses Mongols Case

August 18, 2009

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The Mongols Motorcycle Club has won the fight over the seizure of its trademarks. United States Attorney Thomas P. O’Brien has lost his case. The club continues to own its name and its patch and has a constitutionally protected right to continue to exist. Last October 21st, a brash press release announced the unsealing of […]

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Mongols Inc. Strikes Back

July 21, 2009

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For the last three weeks, Special Agent John Ciccone of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been frantically trying to ferret out every single piece of Mongols Motorcycle Club memorabilia he can find. Even Mongols have been embarrassed to see him like this. “The little fella is losing it,” one Mongol […]

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Doc Cavazos Flipped

July 4, 2009

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Right this minute, open a beer or pour a shot. Walk outside and spill some on the ground. Love them or hate them, the Mongols Motorcycle Club will be missed. Ruben “Doc” Cavazos flipped on January 23rd. He seems to have gone quickly and easily. He was the very first Mongol to plead guilty to […]

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