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NCJ Number: 148994 Find in a Library
Title: Hell's Angels: Three Can Keep a Secret If Two Are Dead
Author(s): Y Lavigne
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 344
Sponsoring Agency:
Secaucus, NJ 07094
Publication Number: ISBN 0-8184-0514-7
Sale Source: 120 Enterprise Avenue
Secaucus, NJ 07094
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book documents the history and criminal activities of the Hell's Angels, the largest and best organized motorcycle gang in North America.
Abstract: The introductory chapter outlines the history of the Hell's Angels, ways in which the club makes money, and its involvement with the mafia. Hell's Angels are involved in drug trafficking, prostitution, corruption, and other types of organized crime. The book describes three other motorcycle clubs that compete with Hell's Angels for drug trafficking territory: the Pagans, the Bandidos, and the Outlaws. All have international chapters, with the exception of the Pagans. Another chapter discusses the club's intelligence and security operations.
Main Term(s): Gangs
Index Term(s): Juveniles; Motorcycle gangs
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