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Kudo-kai top boss arrested for 1998 murder of fishery president

Kudo-kai top boss arrested for 1998 murder of fishery president

Fukuoka police arrested top boss Satoru Nomura for the murder of Kunihiro Kajiwara in 1998…

Tokyo cops raid Kabukicho yakuza office over alleged drug sales to Aska

Tokyo cops raid Kabukicho yakuza office over alleged drug sales to Aska

Police allege a Daisho-kai member sold Aska 100 tablets of Ecstasy…

Gang infighting results in second yakuza shooting in Tokyo

Gang infighting results in second yakuza shooting in Tokyo

A dispute within the Sumiyoshi-kai lead to a shooting incident inside an office of the gang in Asakusa…

Tokyo’s underworld not pleased with Aska’s loose lips

Tokyo’s underworld not pleased with Aska’s loose lips

A Sumiyoshi-kai member tells a tabloid that the Aska case is hurting revenue from drug sales…

Yakuza boss wounded in shooting in Asakusa, 1 arrested

Yakuza boss wounded in shooting in Asakusa, 1 arrested

A Sumiyoshi-kai member was wounded in a shooting incident in Asakusa on Saturday evening…

Shinsuke Shimada loses suit to publisher over claimed gangster association

Shinsuke Shimada loses suit to publisher over claimed gangster association

This is the third time that a court has ruled in favor of Kodansha over Shimada and Yoshimoto Kogyo…

Yakuza shooting at Tokyo coffee shop reflects tough times for gangsters

Yakuza shooting at Tokyo coffee shop reflects tough times for gangsters

Last week, a dispute lead to a shooting inside a coffee shop in Koiwa, Tokyo…

Shots fired in Tokyo coffee shop, yakuza involvement suspected

Shots fired in Tokyo coffee shop, yakuza involvement suspected

Police arriving at the scene found 2 shell casings and 3 bloodstains…

Tokyo cops arrest Sumiyoshi-kai gangster for supplying Ecstasy to Aska

Tokyo cops arrest Sumiyoshi-kai gangster for supplying Ecstasy to Aska

2 suspects allegedly sold Aska 100 Ecstasy tablets for 500,000 yen…

Ties between Chunichi Dragons and yakuza go way back

Ties between Chunichi Dragons and yakuza go way back

For years, players have supplied tickets to oendan sections that are then scalped by organized crime members…