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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…

Yakuza affiliate, 10 others busted for pimping 17-year-old girl in Fukuoka

Yakuza affiliate, 10 others busted for pimping 17-year-old girl in Fukuoka

Girl is alleged to have serviced 5 customers per day in local hotels…

Nagoya sex club manager busted for threatening organized crime cop

Nagoya sex club manager busted for threatening organized crime cop

3 suspects are alleged to have made 5 threatening phone calls in 2011…

Japan’s NPA offers database of organized crime members to securities companies

Japan’s NPA offers database of organized crime members to securities companies

Names, birthdays, and genders of members of yakuza groups are available to securities companies…

Yamaguchi-gumi, Sumiyoshi-kai offices raided over Tokyo shooting incidents

Yamaguchi-gumi, Sumiyoshi-kai offices raided over Tokyo shooting incidents

Officers searched 10 locations of the both yakuza groups…

NPA chief: New anti-gang measures aiming to restrict yakuza activities

NPA chief: New anti-gang measures aiming to restrict yakuza activities

Director of the NPA: 'I want to ensure the safety of our citizens'…

Japan’s yakuza groups pay tribute to Yamaguchi-gumi’s Yoshinori Watanabe

Japan’s yakuza groups pay tribute to Yamaguchi-gumi’s Yoshinori Watanabe

Former chief will be remembered for relief efforts following the Hanshin earthquake of 1995…

Kyushu Seido-kai yakuza offices searched over grenade attack

Kyushu Seido-kai yakuza offices searched over grenade attack

The headquarters of the Kyushu Seiko-kai and 2 other locations were raided…

Yakuza groups in Kyushu to be reclassified to facilitate arrests

Yakuza groups in Kyushu to be reclassified to facilitate arrests

The Kudo-kai, Dojin-kai, and Kyushu Seido-kai will be labeled as threats by 5 prefectures…

Kyushu yakuza group resorts to YouTube in battle with police

Kyushu yakuza group resorts to YouTube in battle with police

The Kudo-kai is instructing its 600 members to carry IC recorders and video cameras…