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Japan arrests suspected Yakuza crime boss over murder

Japan police nab mob boss

TOKYO: Japanese police yesterday arrested the leader of a particularly brutal yakuza organised crime syndicate for allegedly gunning down a man in public, a police spokesman said. Satoru Nomura, 67, the top leader of Kudokai -- acknowledged as one ... Qatar Peninsula, 1 week ago
Yakuza boss arrested over 1998 murder Japan Today, 1 week ago

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Banking group wants access to NPA's yakuza database

The Japanese Bankers Association wants to take action against yakuza by enabling banks to access the National Police Agency's database via the Deposit Insurance Corp. of Japan, informed sources said. For banks, having access to the database would ...
 Japan Times1 week ago Banking group hopes to check info on yakuza via police database  Japan Times1 week ago
RIA Novosti

Japanese Police Arrest Head of Kudo-kai Yakuzas on Charges of 1998 Murder

MOSCOW, September 11 (RIA Novosti) - The police of Fukuoka took Kudo-kai's head Satoru Nomura into custody on Thursday in connection with the 1998 murder of the local fishery cooperative president Kunihiro Kajiwara, The Tokyo Reporter stated. ...
 RIA Novosti1 week ago
Japan Times

Yakuza boss in Kyushu seized over 98 shooting

The leader of a particularly brutal yakuza group was arrested Thursday for allegedly gunning down a man in public, a police spokesman said. Satoru Nomura, 67, the leader of the Kudokai, one of the most dangerous crime syndicates in Japan, was ...
 Japan Times1 week ago Yakuza boss in Kyushu seized over '98 shooting  Japan Times1 week ago

'Meth' for yakuza seized

Detectives show off bundles of methamphetamine they confiscated from a drug ring, at the Incheon District Prosecutors' Office, Wednesday. The group, which allegedly has links to the Japanese organized crime ring yakuza, attempted to smuggle 4.05 ...
 Korea Times2 weeks ago

Takefuji arsonist, ex-yakuza hanged for eight murders

Mitsuhiro Kobayashi, the man who burned five Takefuji employees to death in a failed robbery in 2001, was hanged in Sendai on Friday, while a former yakuza convicted of shooting three people to death from 2001 to 2005 was executed in Tokyo. The ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago
Japan Times

Two with yakuza links held over drug sales to Aska

Two men have been arrested for allegedly selling 100 tablets of illegal drugs including MDMA to pop singer Aska, who has been indicted on charges including stimulant use. Tsuneyoshi Yagyu, 64, who is unemployed, and Takahiko Yasunari, 47, a ...
 Japan Times4 weeks ago Pop star Aska pleads guilty to drug charges  Japan Times3 weeks ago 2 arrested for selling MDMA to Aska  The Japan News4 weeks ago

Even Yakuza Can't Stop Investors Hunting for Yield: Japan Credit

July 28 (Bloomberg) -- Orient Corp., the Japanese lender at the center of a scandal over loans to gangsters that engulfed Mizuho Financial Group Inc., sold debt at about a fifth of the premium global companies pay, as investors search for yield. ...
 Washington Post1 month ago
ABC Radio Australia

New laws force Japan's yakuza to evolve from gangs into corporations

The Japanese yakuza is one of the world's biggest organised criminal networks, but new laws have forced the yakuza to evolve into a leaner and meaner outfit. In Tokyo's red light district of Shinjuku, two yakuza members pledge absolute loyalty by ...
 ABC Radio Australia2 weeks ago New laws force yakuza to evolve from gangs into corporations  ABC Online2 weeks ago

'Yakuza Zero' revisits 1980s boomtime Tokyo

AFP Relax It's back to the 80s for Tokyo gangster portrait "Yakuza Zero," an origin story for series antihero Kazuma Kiryu. The PS3 and PS4 title formed part of a pre-Tokyo Game Show event run by Sony PlayStation, in advance of the capital's ...
 Yahoo! Singapore2 weeks ago Kazuma Kiryu's Yakuza Zero Outfit Shows What Was Acceptable in the 80s  Push Square2 weeks ago 'Yakuza Zero' to extend comic gangland capers  Yahoo! Singapore3 weeks ago
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