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Tokyo cops arrest ex-yakuza for selling drugs to musician Aska

Tokyo cops arrest ex-yakuza for selling drugs to musician Aska

Police allege a former Yamaguchi-gumi member sold 3 grams of stimulant drugs to the singer for 300,000 yen at his apartment in Meguro Ward in 2012…

Yamaguchi-gumi marks 100 years of crime

Yamaguchi-gumi marks 100 years of crime

Upper members of Japan's largest organized crime group celebrated a century since its founding and the birthday of top boss Shinobu Tsukasa…

Yakuza in Fukuoka on the decline

Yakuza in Fukuoka on the decline

The number of gangsters in the prefecture totaled 1,560 in 2014, a drop of 170 from the year before…

Yamaguchi-gumi top boss sued in Nagoya court for extortion

Yamaguchi-gumi top boss sued in Nagoya court for extortion

A restaurant manager is seeking 32.2 million yen in repayment and compensation from Shinobu Tsukasa for alleged extortion that took place over a 5-year period…

Fukuoka cops arrest yakuza members for smuggling 4 kg of gold

Fukuoka cops arrest yakuza members for smuggling 4 kg of gold

The gold has a street value of approximately 18 million yen…

Yomiuri Giants win suit against tabloid over claims of bribery, ties to yakuza

Yomiuri Giants win suit against tabloid over claims of bribery, ties to yakuza

The court ordered publisher Nihon Journal to pay 2.2 million yen in compensation…

Kanagawa cops break up large drug smuggling ring, arrest Sumiyoshi-kai yakuza

Kanagawa cops break up large drug smuggling ring, arrest Sumiyoshi-kai yakuza

fficers seized 17 kilograms of stimulant drugs from the inside of a vehicle imported from Los Angeles…

Tokyo cops arrest Yamaguchi-gumi yakuza in attempted extortion of Ueno club

Tokyo cops arrest Yamaguchi-gumi yakuza in attempted extortion of Ueno club

The suspects demanded that a 40-year-old manager of a Chinese hostess club pay 20,000 yen per week in 'protection money'…

Sumiyoshi-kai yakuza among 15 arrested in ‘special fraud’ investment scam

Sumiyoshi-kai yakuza among 15 arrested in ‘special fraud’ investment scam

Police suspect a group has swindled approximately 170 elderly victims nationwide out of as much as 1.5 billion yen…

Kanagawa, Tokyo cops arrest ex-gangsters for dumping body in Shizuoka

Kanagawa, Tokyo cops arrest ex-gangsters for dumping body in Shizuoka

Investigators discovered the mutilated corpse of Nobuhiro Maeda under a home in Shizuoka Prefecture…

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