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Notorious bikie is named as the new national president of the Mongols

Notorious bikie rises in the ranks to be named as the new national president of the Mongols and wants to recruit new members

  • Nick Forbes became prominent in the Mongols after he started a violent brawl 
  • He walked free from Brisbane Court this week where he faced drug charges 
  • Police believe he is now the president of the gang and is recruiting young people

A notorious bikie has been named as the new national president of the Mongols.  

Nick ‘The Knife’ Forbes became prominent over a decade ago after he was a part of several brutal crimes including the most violent bikie brawl in Australian history, The Ballroom Blitz.  

Forbes walked free from Brisbane court this week after being extradited from South Australia to Queensland in May to face drug and fraud charges. 

A police source told the Sunshine Coast Daily that Forbes has taken over the gang since his release and has plans to expand their operation through a recruitment drive in the Gold Coast’s Glitter Strip. 

Nick ‘The Knife’ Forbes (pictured) became prominent over a decade ago due to his part in the Finks ‘Terror Team’ before members of the group transferred to the Mongols

He was involved in one of the most brutal bikie brawls Australia has ever seen, The Ballroom Blitz, with members of the Finks. Forbes punched a man which led to shots fired and a several people stabbed at the Royal Pines Resort in March 2006 and he was imprisoned for 27 months

He was involved in one of the most brutal bikie brawls Australia has ever seen, The Ballroom Blitz, with members of the Finks. Forbes punched a man which led to shots fired and a several people stabbed at the Royal Pines Resort in March 2006 and he was imprisoned for 27 months

Police believe Forbes will be targeting young people to join the gang and expand their enterprise.  

‘He’s idolised by these young bikies, I wouldn’t be surprised if they’re trying to get a stronger foothold here on the Coast,’ the source said.   

Police believe having the national member of the club in the city will help drive an increase of members.   

‘There is definitely a big push for new members, a big drive,’ the source said.

‘We’re hearing the Mongols are trying to expand their activity as well.’

Forbes walked free from Brisbane court this week after being extradited from South Australia to Queensland in May to face drug and fraud charges

Forbes walked free from Brisbane court this week after being extradited from South Australia to Queensland in May to face drug and fraud charges

A police source said Forbes has taken over the gang since his release and has plans to expand their operation through a recruitment drive in the Gold Coast's Glitter Strip

A police source said Forbes has taken over the gang since his release and has plans to expand their operation through a recruitment drive in the Gold Coast’s Glitter Strip

Forbes was imprisoned for 27 months for his involvement in The Ballroom Blitz with members of the Finks in March 2006.

Forbes punched a man which led to shots being fired and a several people stabbed at the Royal Pines Resort. 

Forbes was sentenced to two-and-half years in prison for his involvement in a brawl with the Hells Angels members at an Adelaide nightclub in 2011. 

While he was waiting to be released, Queensland police extradited him to face drug charges and fraud charges as part of an alleged cold call investment scheme.

Forbes was released on bail on May 28 and told reporters at the Brisbane Watchhouse he was off to ‘party.’ 

He was brought back to court this week to face charges from 2015 for the possession of a litre of steroids and 13 ecstasy tablets. 

He was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail with immediate release. 

Police are allegedly questioning whether the extradition was a smart idea in private as Forbes’ is now free and may be in charge of the Mongols.  

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