Are the Vagos and Hells Angels?
Thirteen bikers meet on the corner of Eighth and Davidson in San Bernardino, California to form the Vagos Motorcycle Club, beginning a history that would involve drug trafficking, clashes with the police and a violent rivalry with the Hells Angels.
What do Vagos do?
The Vagos MC operates mainly in the United States and the motorcycle club’s members ride Harley Davidson motorcycles and wear denim vests with their club’s insignia imprinted on the back. Vagos’ main business is coordinating a drug-smuggling operation between the United States and the Mexican border.
How do Vagos make money?
They sell branded merchandise. Members can even earn patches for their work on behalf of Vagos.
What’s going on with the Hells Angels and Vagos?
REUTERS/Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Ranked by law enforcement as the most severe clash of two California-based biker groups in nearly a decade, the spate of violence turned deadly last month when it spilled into Nevada with a brawl and shooting among members of the Hells Angels and Vagos motorcycle clubs.
What happened in the Hells Angels-Vagos brawl in Nevada?
Ranked by law enforcement as the most severe clash of two California-based biker groups in nearly a decade, the spate of violence turned deadly last month when it spilled into Nevada with a brawl and shooting among members of the Hells Angels and Vagos motorcycle clubs.
Why do Hells Angels and pagans fight?
The hitters leveled their pistols, aimed and fired. The cycle of perpetual bloodshed between the Hells Angels and Pagans can be traced back to the dawn of such outlaw biker clubs — a direct result of World War II, as a large number of war-affected veterans in Southern California formed riding clubs.
How many Hells Angels are there?
The Hells Angels, by far the larger and better known of the two, was founded in 1948 in Fontana, California, and has since established over 230 chapters with an estimated 2,000 to 2,500 members worldwide, the government says.