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Sumiyoshi-kai gangster busted for selling stimulant drugs on Web

Sumiyoshi-kai gangster busted for selling stimulant drugs on Web

The suspect generated 15 million yen in revenue through sales to over 100 customers…

NPA: Number of yakuza members drops sharply in 2012

NPA: Number of yakuza members drops sharply in 2012

Last year marked the first time since 1958 that the total number of gangsters dropped below 70.,000…

Japan cops to classify bosozoku gangs as ‘semi-yakuza’

Japan cops to classify bosozoku gangs as ‘semi-yakuza’

The move mainly targets two groups: Kanto Rengo and Dragon…

Shizuoka guide to sex clubs busted for direct delivery, funded organized crime

Shizuoka guide to sex clubs busted for direct delivery, funded organized crime

Customers selected a desired prostitute from a series of photographs for a rendezvous at a nearby hotel…

Osaka gangster busted for selling fake Viagra

Osaka gangster busted for selling fake Viagra

The suspects received 28 million yen from 1,700 customers across Japan…

Yakuza ban in Fukuoka business districts to start in June

Yakuza ban in Fukuoka business districts to start in June

Gang groups will be banned from entering 'snack' hostess clubs and izakaya restaurants…

Yakuza busted in 1 billion yen remittance fraud, recruited university students

Yakuza busted in 1 billion yen remittance fraud, recruited university students

The suspects allegedly scammed 450 individuals in the Tokyo…

Tokyo nursing exec busted for fraud, likely funded organized crime

Suspects were arrested on charges related to reimbursement payments for nurses at an elderly care home…

2 Kudo-kai gangsters arrested over illegal TV cards, headquarters raided

2 Kudo-kai gangsters arrested over illegal TV cards, headquarters raided

The two suspects are alleged to have used illegal B-CAS cards that enable the reception of satellite broadcasting channels free of charge…

Organized crime suspected in remittance fraud case

Organized crime suspected in remittance fraud case

A caller impersonating an elderly woman's oldest son asked for 5 million yen…