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Japan arrests suspected Yakuza crime boss over murder

Fukuoka police arrest 15 in yakuza crackdown

FUKUOKA As part of a major sweep of a brutal Kyushu yakuza group that has resulted in 15 arrests, the Fukuoka Prefectural Police have issued fresh warrants for two top leaders of Kudo-kai who are being held in connection with a separate case ... Japan Times, 3 weeks ago
Japan police nab mob boss Qatar Peninsula, 1 month ago

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Yakuza do what Abe Cabinet pick can't

In most countries, police officers and criminals are supposed to be on opposite sides of the law, especially the higher up the chain of command you go, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe doesn't appear to think this is necessary. Last month, ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago

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 month ago Banking group hopes to check info on yakuza via police database  Japan Times1 month 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 month 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 month ago Yakuza boss in Kyushu seized over '98 shooting  Japan Times1 month 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 Times1 month 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 Times1 month 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 Times2 months ago Pop star Aska pleads guilty to drug charges  Japan Times1 month ago 2 arrested for selling MDMA to Aska  The Japan News2 months 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 Australia1 month ago New laws force yakuza to evolve from gangs into corporations  ABC Online1 month 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! Singapore1 month ago Kazuma Kiryu's Yakuza Zero Outfit Shows What Was Acceptable in the 80s  Push Square1 month ago 'Yakuza Zero' to extend comic gangland capers  Yahoo! Singapore2 months ago
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