Man Inc, prison gang originated as a white gang in the Maryland Department of
Corrections about the late 1990's . Perry Roark, one of the
original three founders, was respected by the members of the Black
Guerilla Family prison gang in the system, but when he tried to join
them he was rejected.
Although rejected by the Black Guerrilla Family, the founders
of Dead Man Inc. prison gang adopted the BGF
basic philosophy which is anti-government and anti-authority.
The Dead Man Inc quickly grew in numbers, absorbing smaller gangs along
the way, and today it is the third largest gang in the MD
DOC, They are known for their violence against inmates and
staff and will reportedly do contract murders for the Black Guerrilla Family.
The DMI has now spread outside of the prison walls to the
streets and to several other states. In it's haste to
grow, some of the lower level leaders allowed non-whites to join
and an order was issued that all non-whites had to leave the
gang by 4/13/09 or face the consequences. It is unknown
what effect this edict had on the membership.
date 4/13/09 had significant meaning; 4-13-9 represents letters of the
alphabet that correspond to those numbers - D-M-I
sometimes use the color black as an identifier. They also use the
"eye and pyramid" symbol found on a U.S. dollar bill. The eye
represents strength and knowledge and the pyramid represents power.