Second indictment: "Outlaws Motorcycle Club" boss Randy Yager faces life in prison on racketeering charges

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- United States Attorney James L. Santelle, announced that on May 12th, a grand jury sitting in the Eastern District of Wisconsin returned a second superseding indictment, charging 59-year-old Randy Yager, aka “Mad, originally from Crown Point, Indiana, with racketeering and racketeering conspiracy.

The indictment alleges that as a member and regional boss of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club during the 1990s, Yager participated in acts of murder and arson.

The eight underlying racketeering acts charge offenses that include three homicides and the use of explosives, all directed at members of rival motorcycle gangs as part of the Outlaws’ efforts to exert and maintain territorial control.

Yager was originally charged with 16 co-defendants in an indictment that was unsealed on June 10th, 1997.

At that time, Yager became a fugitive. He remained a fugitive, and one of the United States Marshal’s “Most Wanted,” until October 2014 when he was arrested in Baja, Mexico, where he was living under an assumed name.

The cases of Yager’s co-defendants have long been resolved.

If convicted, Yager faces up to life in prison.