Essay about Motorcycle Gangs

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Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs In the late 1940s outlaw motorcycle gangs were formed. These groups made up of veterans from World War 2, which overtime as the numbers grew they became organized and sophisticated. In the beginning there was about 800 motorcycle gangs, which eventually emerged together into four powerful groups. These groups were called the Hell's Angles, the Outlaws, the Pagans and the Bandidos. The Pagans were the only group that didn't expand their organization over seas. Outlaw Motorcycle gangs have become crime units that are very capable and well organized like the Mafia. There is documented evidence in federal court that these gangs have become organized crime equal to the Mafia. Also OMG have organized units…show more content…
"666" which is a patch worn on an outlaw member's colors, or tattoo, symbolizing the mark of Satan. "69" which is a patch worn on an outlaw member's, colors, or tattoo, symbolizing that the wearer has committed cunnilingus or fellatio with witness present. F.T.W. Standing for "Fuck the world" these initials are found on membership cards, as tattoos, and are patches or pins on colors. By the 1980's the FBI recognized motorcycle gangs as an important step in its crime program just behind La Cosa Nostra. Federal agencies joined with state and local police to arrest and convict members of major outlaw motorcycle gangs. As the law enforcements actions grew stronger the gang members hired attorneys to fight federal prosecutors and multi-agency task forces. Some gangs members thought longer sentence were good because they learned better criminal techniques from other prisoners. Long sentences gave them a new look on criminal careers because of the better education on the world of crime and making new contracts. Women also are Outlaw Motorcycle gang members. They are considered to be playthings and property. They are forced to prostitutes or street level drug traffickers, and are sexual and physically abuse. Outlaw bikers buy sell trade or give away women. Selling drugs taught the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs supply and demand. Men pay men to buy a space between the women's legs and the women works. Women are a
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