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Tonight On 20/20

June 22, 2018

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Tonight On 20/20

Either Ferdinand Augello is guilty as sin or the prosecutors who are trying to hang a murder on him are desperate as hell. There seems to be a public relations campaign to vilify Augello and it is getting more intense. Tonight at 10 p.m. on 20/20, ABC’s “investigative journalism and news magazine,” the network will […]

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Justice In Jersey

June 19, 2018

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Justice In Jersey

You can get a pretty good idea of who Ferdinand “Freddy” Augello is by shuffling through a thousand or so of his old photos. He is a New York Giants fan. He likes cats and dogs. He likes to make things with his hands. He loves a woman who makes him smile. He has loved […]

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Ferdinand Augello Objective Enemy

June 6, 2018

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Ferdinand Augello Objective Enemy

An “objective enemy” is what totalitarian states, like Hitler’s Reich, Stalin’s Soviet Union, Mao’s China or New Jersey invent after they run short of real enemies like counter revolutionaries or Islamic terrorists. Hannah Arendt, the American philosopher and political theorist who invented the term, thought objective enemies didn’t have to actually be suspected of a […]

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Operation Patched Out

May 24, 2018

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Operation Patched Out

As of one p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time today, according to multiple official and published reports, fifty-two alleged members or associates of the Pagans and Kryptmen Motorcycle Clubs had been arrested on state drug, weapons and assault charges in a massive roundup of Rhode Island and Massachusetts bikers dubbed “Operation Patched Out.” The Aging Rebel […]

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Jersey Shore Narcos

April 27, 2018

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Jersey Shore Narcos

In previous episodes of Jersey Shore Narcos, a New Jersey doctor named James Kauffman was arrested for hiring someone to murder his wife, April, five years earlier. He wanted her dead because he was afraid she would divorce him and then tell police that he was running a massive prescription drug ring with the Cape […]

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Much Noise Little News

April 5, 2018

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Much Noise Little News

So far the murder case against seven people associated with the Cape May, New Jersey chapter of the Pagans Motorcycle Club has been mostly noise and not much news. It is beginning to look as if prosecutors think they can only win the case if they indoctrinate every potential juror in New Jersey first. In […]

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Pagans Case Jumps Shark

March 15, 2018

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Pagans Case Jumps Shark

The phrase “jumping the shark,” from an episode of the situation comedy Happy Days in which the biker character. “The Fonz,” jumps over a shark on water skis, generally describes an improbable, dramatic gimmick that is cynically intended to grab public attention. The New Jersey prosecution of various people associated with the Cape May chapter […]

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Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr.

February 12, 2018

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Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr.

Ronald S. “Rocky” Bedics, Jr. of Allentown, Pennsyslvania, a longtime member of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, died last Monday, February 5, at St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem. He was a former construction worker. In addition to his club brothers, he is survived by his father, Ronald S. Bedics, Sr.; his longtime companion […]

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Pagans! Shocking! True Crime!

January 27, 2018

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Pagans! Shocking! True Crime!

The strange and terrible saga of the Pagans and the pill doctors took an ironic twist Friday when endocrinologist James Kauffman was found dead in his cell in the Hudson County, New Jersey Jail. Earlier this month, Kauffman and seven other people including Ferdinand “Freddy” Augello, president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club’s Cape May Chapter, […]

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Pagans And Pill Doctors Again

January 11, 2018

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Pagans And Pill Doctors Again

Tuesday, state prosecutors in Mays Landing, New Jersey accused an endocrinologist named James Kauffman and Ferdinand “Freddy” Augello, who is reportedly the president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club’s Cape May Chapter, with murdering Kauffman’s wife April on May 10, 2012. Allegedly, April Kauffman was shot to death inside her Linwood, New Jersey home by a […]

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Pagans Soap Opera Nears End

February 23, 2017

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Pagans Soap Opera Nears End

The publicity soaked Pagans prescription pill case took another step toward oblivion last week when a club member named Patrick “Redneck” Treacy was sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly conspiring with a Philadelphia osteopath in a scheme to sell prescription drugs on the black market. The osteopath who wrote the prescriptions that made […]

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Rooster Katona Wins Appeal

December 5, 2016

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Rooster Katona Wins Appeal

Last Friday in a two-to-three split decision, a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned the drug conviction of former Pagans Motorcycle Club president Dennis Andrew “Rooster” Katona. Katona was arrested in June 2011 after a massive Swat raid in service of a search warrant discovered about three ounces of cocaine and three ounces of methamphetamine  The drugs […]

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Long Island Kerfuffle

October 31, 2016

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Long Island Kerfuffle

Sometimes, the moral equivalent of war does not need pistols. Old acquaintances met and greeted each other about noon yesterday in the parking lot of the Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill in Farmingville, New York on Long Island. The Amphitheater was hosting the 19th annual Monster Mash Car Show. The meeting, as politicians say, was […]

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