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The gripping account from an ex-con who went undercover to help the ATF infiltrate three of America's most violent biker gangs
Despite lacking any experience with motorcycle gangs, Charles Falco infiltrated three of America's deadliest biker gangs: the Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws. In separate investigations that spanned years and coasts, Falco risked his life, suffering a fractured neck and a severely torn shoulder, working deep under cover to bring violent sociopaths to justice.
His dedication was profound; Falco spent almost three years infiltrating the Vagos gang and rose to second in command of the Victorville, California chapter. He even served time in San Bernardino's Murder Unit and endured solitary confinement to protect his cover and the investigations. Falco recorded confessions of gangland-style killings and nearly became a target himself before he sought refuge in the Witness Protection Program. But discontent to remain on the sidelines and motivated by a strong sense of duty, Falco eventually left the Program and volunteer his talents again to infiltrate the Mongols and Outlaws, rising in rank to Vice President of the Petersburg, Virginia Outlaws chapter.
His efforts culminated in sixty two arrests of members for various crimes, including assault and murder. Executing one of this country's most successful RICO prosecutions and effectively crippling the criminal enterprise, Falco's engrossing narrative of the dangers of the biker underworld harkens back to Hunter S. Thompson's classic Hell's Angels, vividly recounting a life undercover.
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Fevered yet strangely generic account of a lawbreaker who came to enjoy a high-risk occupation: infiltrating outlaw motorcycle gangs.Jan 14 2013 | Read Full Review of Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: ...
The bulk of this fascinating autobiography describes in detail Falcoâs work infiltrating the Vagos Motorcycle Club, an outlaw biker gang considered in 2003 to be the âlargest urban terroristâ organization in the U.S. Falcoâs main assignment reads like a synopsis of the book: âGet inside...Dec 17 2012 | Read Full Review of Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: ...
That said, two new books map the lay of the land: Dan Baum’s travel memoir inquiry into gun subcultures, “Gun Guys: A Road Trip,” and Charles Falco’s tell-all memoir of the savage realm of drugs, violence, and intimidation, “Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: My Infiltration of America’s Deadliest Bike...Mar 12 2013 | Read Full Review of Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws: ...
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