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There Are Actually Amish Gangs

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Apparently, there are actually Amish gangs who do some pretty serious crime. In 2011, a bunch of Amish men were arrested in Ohio. Their crime? They’d break into the homes of members of their rival Amish gang and shave off their beards while they were sleeping.

The men believed the gang didn’t properly follow the Amish scripture and losing your beard is one of the highest forms of degradation within the community. The leader of this gang was ironically named Samuel Mullet. Though he didn’t have a mullet, he did have a pretty epic beard.