A convicted killer turned Instagram star has taken control of one of Australia’s most powerful outlaw motorcycle clubs.
Moudi Tajjour, 34, who rose to prominence after a brief marriage to Salim Mehajer’s sister Sanaa, is the Nomads OMCG’s new national president after an internal power struggle with previous club boss Michael Clarke.
Daily Mail Australia understands Tajjour is now considered national president by all of the Nomads’ chapters except Canberra, who still support local member Clarke.
In a statement issued through his lawyer, the bikie confirmed he had taken charge of the Nomads OMCG and said he wanted to move control of the gang back to Sydney.
‘I’ve made the decision to take over the national presidency,’ Tajjour said.
‘Having been out of the club for 12 months I felt it was time to rejoin my mates.’
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Convicted killer turned Instagram star Moudi Tajjour (pictured) is the new national president of the Nomads OMCG, it can be revealed
‘There’s been some division within the club recently but I’ve got a lot of support (from) all the chapters in Sydney and Melbourne are behind me, as well as our boys overseas,’ Tajjour said
The high-profile bikie last year stepped away from the club he joined at age 15, but announced in a social media post this week: ‘I am back’.
By taking over the top job Tajjour follows in the footsteps of his brother Sleiman, who previously held the role of national president.
Tajjour said even after he left the gang he was ‘haunted’ by authorities, despite trying to ‘reform’ his life and a brief marriage to Mehajer’s younger sister Sanaa.
‘The banks had shut down my businesses, even though I was retired and had just got married,’ the bikie said.
‘This club has been my family since I was 15. Being away from the boys was making me miserable and even though I was trying to reform they were still targeting me.
‘Staying out of the bikies was making me miserable, so the only option was to come back to the club with my brothers and whatever happens, happens.
‘There’s been some division within the club recently but I’ve got a lot of support. All the chapters in Sydney and Melbourne are behind me, as well as our boys overseas.’
It is understood the role of Tajjour’s vice president will be filled by Blacktown chapter member Ben Taylor.
Earlier this year Tajjour was pictured standing arm-in-arm with Clarke and dozens of other Nomads members in full club colours in Canberra.
The bikie gang has regularly used the ACT as a getaway location, free from the anti-consorting laws readily enforced in NSW by Strike Force Raptor.
It is understood the role of Tajjour’s vice president will be filled by Blacktown chapter member Benny Taylor (right)
Tajjour (left) previously held the job of Sergeant at Arms when his older brother Sleiman (right) was national president
Earlier this year Tajjour was pictured arm-in-arm with then-national president Clarke and other Nomads members in Canberra. The club often uses the ACT as a getaway from the consorting laws enforced in NSW by Strike Force Raptor
Tajjour denied the photo, which was posted to Instagram, was an attempt at taunting the strike force.
‘We were not taunting police… we were simply catching up with our brothers having a great time riding and partying,’ he said at the time.
Strike Force Raptor boss Superintendent Deborah Wallace declined to comment on Tajjour’s return to the Nomads when approached by Daily Mail Australia.
But a NSW Police Force spokesperson said in a statement they would ‘continue to target’ bikies.
‘While we have seen a noticeable change in OMCG behaviour – including members handing in colours – the NSW Police Force will continue to target any network engaged in serious organised criminal activity,’ the statement read in part.
Tajjour, who was jailed over the 2006 manslaughter of Robin Nassour, the younger brother of Fat Pizza star George, was the youngest ever member to join the Nomads ranks in the late-1990s.
After leaving school in Year 8 he joined the Nomads as a ‘nominee’, but had to wait 16 months before becoming a fully fledged member.
Tajjour (pictured) declined to comment when approached outside his western Sydney home, but later issued a statement through his lawyer
Tajjour (right) made headlines in late-2017 for his brief marriage to Sanaa Mehajer (left), sister of disgraced Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer
Tajjour (left) smiles for a photo with his cousin and Sydney nightclub indenity John Ibrahim (right)
Since then he has been Sergeant at Arms and Vice President, as an understudy to his older brother Sleiman.
‘I was 15 years old – the youngest bikie to ever join a club – but I was a nominee for 16 months because I kept punching on with members, so my cousin Sam Ibrahim kept taking my colours,’ Tajjour told Daily Mail Australia earlier this year.
‘You’d get put in a circle and have a crack with the boys for a few minutes, and if you didn’t drop your guard and fought until you got knocked out, you’d get your colours.
‘You’d come into the clubhouse and they’d say: “It’s on now, are you sure you want to do this? How much do you want your colours?”… and you’d punch on with hard men, but you’d earn your colours the right way.
In a rare photo of his early days as a Nomads member, Tajjour is pictured standing in club colours alongside brother Sleiman and their cousin Michael Ibrahim, youngest brother of Kings Cross nightclub owner John.
Moudi is the only one of those in the photo not to currently be in jail or out on bail.
A rare photo of Tajjour’s early days as a Nomads member shows him standing alongside older brother Sleiman (left) and cousin Michael Ibrahim, younger brother of Kings Cross nightclub owner John
Tajjour (front right) poses for a photo with fellow Nomads MC members during his days as the club’s vice president
Having spent the best part of the last two decades as part of the Nomads MC, Tajjour has made headlines for different reasons in recent times.
In late-2017 there was his marriage to Sanaa Mehajer, the younger sister of disgraced Sydney businessman Salim.
Their relationship lasted only a few months, ending while away on their honeymoon and being followed by several incidents that led to police taking an AVO out against Tajjour on behalf of Mehajer.
More recently he has gained a cult following on his Instagram page ‘Cant_Fight_Fate’, which has close to 30,000 followers.