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Kyoto yakuza member busted for pot cultivation in Ishikawa

Kyoto yakuza member busted for pot cultivation in Ishikawa

Investigators seized 2.3 kilograms of dried cannabis with a reported resale value of 14 million yen…

Ex-yakuza members busted for extortion of Yokohama city councilman

Ex-yakuza members busted for extortion of Yokohama city councilman

Former gang boss and member allegedly attempted to extort a government official for 5 million yen…

Yakuza don’t dump bodies, they burn them

Yakuza don’t dump bodies, they burn them

Gangsters toss corpses in a mix of coal tar and gravel heated to 3,000 degrees centigrade…

Yakuza members defraud Osaka firm in March 11 reconstruction scam

The suspects allegedly posed as employees from a big-name contractor…

Yakuza members arrested for forcing fellow gangster to trim finger

Yakuza members arrested for forcing fellow gangster to trim finger

The victim was forced to remove the little finger of his left hand last year in atonement for a mistake…

Yamaguchi-gumi member shot dead in Hokkaido hotel

Yamaguchi-gumi member shot dead in Hokkaido hotel

Takayuki Hirashige was found near an elevator on the third floor with a gunshot wound to the head…

Tokyo cops arrest Yamaguchi-gumi member for 2012 shooting of rival gangster

Tokyo cops arrest Yamaguchi-gumi member for 2012 shooting of rival gangster

A Sumiyoshi-kai member received serious wounds to his leg and abdomen…

Saitama association bans organized crime from bars, hostess clubs

Saitama association bans organized crime from bars, hostess clubs

340 'snack' bars and hostess clubs posted stickers on their storefronts prohibiting yakuza members…

Kudo-kai yakuza group files suit over new gang labels

Kudo-kai yakuza group files suit over new gang labels

Group says designation is in violation of the Constitution…

Japan’s gangsters to look overseas in 2013

Japan’s gangsters to look overseas in 2013

Domestic money-making prospects for the nation's underworld have diminished following anti-gang legislation…