Gang members are flooding Southeast Asia as Australian clubhouses close

A raid on their property in Pattaya, the same city where a new Hells Angels clubhouse had been installed (pictured), allegedly presented weapons and ammunition

An offensive against the bikies in Australia has seen outlaws fleeing to Southeast Asia, including Thailand and Bali.

While the police continue a sustained offensive against outlaw gangs, Southeast Asia has seen an influx of bikie members moving to the region to avoid the law.

Since 2012, Strike Force Raptor, a specialized task force formed to attack outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCG), has closed four dozen clubs across the country.

A raid on their property in Pattaya, the same city where a new Hells Angels clubhouse had been installed (pictured), allegedly presented weapons and ammunition

A raid on their property in Pattaya, the same city where a new Hells Angels clubhouse had been installed (pictured), allegedly presented weapons and ammunition

It has now been revealed that many OMCG members have fled to Bali and Thailand in an effort to escape the increased scrutiny that applies to their activities, The Mercury reported.

The Daily Telegraph was also able to confirm that six Australian members of Hells Angles were fleeing in Thailand after being discovered by the Australian Federal Police.

The AFP contacted the police officers in Thailand and warned them that the members of the Australian OMCG were moving their operations to the country.

This led to the six members of Hells Angles being branded as "undesirable" and the Thai government revoking the visa.

Since then, the men have fled with the Thai police trying to track them.

A raid on their property in Pattaya, the same city where a new Hells Angels clubhouse had been installed, allegedly dropped guns and ammunition.

The AFP contacted the police officers in Thailand and warned them that the members of the Australian OMCG were moving their operations to the country.

The AFP contacted the police officers in Thailand and warned them that the members of the Australian OMCG were moving their operations to the country.

The AFP contacted the police officers in Thailand and warned them that the members of the Australian OMCG were moving their operations to the country.

The Thai police will claim that the group was heavily involved in international drug trafficking, money laundering, extortion and gun possession.

An AFP spokesperson confirmed that several OMCG members had already moved to Southeast Asia to establish new operations.

"A significant number of Australian OMCG members have tried or will continue to try to move their offshore operations to escape Australian law enforcement efforts and globalize their criminal activities," the spokesman told The Mercury.

The AFP said that sharing intelligence with foreign partner agencies was crucial to ending the continued globalization of OMCG.

Since 2012, Strike Force Raptor, a specialized task force formed to attack outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCG), has closed four dozen clubs across the country (pictured)

Since 2012, Strike Force Raptor, a specialized task force formed to attack outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCG), has closed four dozen clubs across the country (pictured)

Since 2012, Strike Force Raptor, a specialized task force formed to attack outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCG), has closed four dozen clubs across the country (pictured)

It was also discovered that in Thailand alone, Australian affiliate members had opened 36 OMCG chapters, as well as other chapters in Bali and Bali.

Another tool added to the Strike Force Raptor arsenal was recently released.

The Gang Squad of the State Crime Command launched an online facility that allows people to report OMCG activity directly to the Strike Force Raptor investigators.

Strike Force Raptor researchers believe that the new "direct to detectives" reporting capability will maximize opportunities for members of the public to work in real time with the police to reduce the crime and violence related to OMCG.

While the police continue a sustained offensive against outlaw gangs, Southeast Asia has seen an influx of bikie members moving to the region to avoid the law.

While the police continue a sustained offensive against outlaw gangs, Southeast Asia has seen an influx of bikie members moving to the region to avoid the law.

While the police continue a sustained offensive against outlaw gangs, Southeast Asia has seen an influx of bikie members moving to the region to avoid the law.

Thailand has also created its own task force against organized crime, Task Force Storm, which is the only bilateral police operation of its kind in the country.

It links the AFP with four of the most crucial divisions of the Thai police, which were able to seize more than 3,000 kilograms of drugs, worth an estimated one billion dollars, in the first 18 months of its creation.

The Hells Angels and other OMCGs have been slowly infiltrating Southeast Asia for years.

In December 2016, four Australian members of Hells Angels were arrested in Thailand after police raided five luxury properties, the Bangkok Post reported.

The acting deputy commissioner of the tourist police of the time, Pol Maj Gen Surachet, said that the Hells Angels posed as tourists when they were arrested.

"Some members of the Hells Angels gang were disguised as tourists and threatened national security because they were involved in extortion, money laundering, illicit drugs and human trafficking," he said.

  The Hells Angels and other OMCGs have been slowly infiltrating Southeast Asia for years.

  The Hells Angels and other OMCGs have been slowly infiltrating Southeast Asia for years.

The Hells Angels and other OMCGs have been slowly infiltrating Southeast Asia for years.

The visa of all those arrested was revoked.

Wayne Schneider, a former high-ranking Hells Angel, was killed in Pattaya by his own bodyguard, Antonio Bagnato, when five men broke into his luxury villa in Pattaya and kidnapped him.

They would beat him to death and bury him on the side of the road before the police found the body.

Bagnato was found guilty of the murder and is now on death row.

Former Deputy Commissioner of the New South Wales Police, Clive Small, told ABC News he highlighted the growing trend of Australian gangsters to move abroad before exporting drugs to the country.

"There are several other people around, some of whom I know, who would buy large quantities of drugs, in tons, and at least it would fit that purpose," he said.

"What seems to have happened is that these relationships have become so familiar, with buyers and sellers, that some of our buyers in Australia, and some of our elders like Schneider, decided to actually move abroad and become intermediaries. a foreign country. & # 39;

AUSTRALIAN CLUBS CLOSED BY STRIKE FORCE RAPTOR

In 2012: Nomads (Penrith), Bandidos (Port Stephens), Outlaws (Deniliquin).

In 2013: Rebels (Blacktown), Comancheros (Milperra), Hells Angels (Granville), Comancheros (Turrella), Hells Angels (Chinatown), Hells Angels (Annandale), Lone Wolf (Peakhurst), Black Uhlans (Peakhurst), Rebels (Kiama), Rebels (Morisset), nomads (Girraween).

In 2014: Life and Death (Boolaroo), Rebels (Newcastle), Mongols (Chinderah), Odins Warriors (Tweed Heads), Comancheros (Tea Gardens), Rebels (Woy Woy), Gladiators (Gunnedah), Rebels (Wagga Wagga), Rebels (Bringelly) )), Rebels (Liverpool), Rebels (Burwood), Rebels (Coffs Harbor), Nomads (Coffs Harbor), Finks / Mongols (Brookvale).

In 2015: Nomads (Wetherill Park), Rebels (Tweed Heads), Rebels (Tamworth), Finks (Riverstone), Comancheros (Botany Bay), Rebels (Mt Druitt), Gladiators Maitland.

In 2016: Rebels (Taree), Bandidos (Molong), Rebels (Cowra), Rebels (Glenn Innes), Rebels (Glenn Innes).

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