Posted: Friday, October 12th 2012 at 6:41am
FBI probes leak in biker gang investigation
By The Associated Press
ATLANTA - An FBI agent says it's investigating a leak that compromised an undercover investigation into the Outlaw Motorcycle Club.
Court documents show that federal authorities suspect a law enforcement official leaked the name of a government informant, a development that halted the investigation this summer.
Nearly two dozen defendants with ties to the Outlaws and its affiliated clubs - the Black Pistons, Hoodlums and Southern Knights were charged with federal drug and weapons offenses after the undercover operation was shut down.
Court records state that the Outlaw Motorcycle Club has chapters nationwide, and has a clubhouse on Campbellton Road in Atlanta. It's ``Silver Region'' encompasses clubs in Georgia and Alabama.
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