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Yakuza crashes car into entrance of Nagasaki police station

Yakuza crashes car into entrance of Nagasaki police station

No injuries resulted in the incident involving a member of the Namikawa Mutsumi-kai…

Kyoto cops raise ‘white flag’ in killing of ‘Gyoza King’

Kyoto cops raise ‘white flag’ in killing of ‘Gyoza King’

In December, the president of Gyoza no Ohsho was shot dead in front the company's headquarters in Kyoto…

Ex-yakuza stabs school boy with scissors at Shinjuku Station

Ex-yakuza stabs school boy with scissors at Shinjuku Station

The 18-year-old received minor injuries to his head…

Shots fired day after yakuza members stabbed in Tochigi

Shots fired day after yakuza members stabbed in Tochigi

Single bullet holes were found in a window of a house and the hood of a car…

Inagawa-kai members injured in stabbing in Utsunomiya

Inagawa-kai members injured in stabbing in Utsunomiya

2 members of the Inagawa-kai were found with stab wounds in their abdomens…

Yakuza arrested for scalping wrestling tickets in front of sumo stadium

Yakuza arrested for scalping wrestling tickets in front of sumo stadium

The suspect allegedly bought 4 tickets to a Shin Nihon Pro Wrestling match for 1,000 yen each with intent to resell them later…

Arrest for Kobe murder ends a yakuza’s 16 years on the run

Arrest for Kobe murder ends a yakuza’s 16 years on the run

Masaru Takumi was shot and killed inside a coffee shop in Kobe in 1997…

NPA: Number of yakuza members falls below 60,000 in 2013

NPA: Number of yakuza members falls below 60,000 in 2013

In 2013, Japan had 58,600 registered gangsters…

Osaka court denies appeal by Yamaguchi-gumi number-two boss

Osaka court denies appeal by Yamaguchi-gumi number-two boss

Kiyoshi Takayama was ruled to have been complicit in the extortion of a construction industry employee out of 40 million yen…

Yamaguchi-gumi launches Web site to eliminate drugs

Yamaguchi-gumi launches Web site to eliminate drugs

Japan's largest yakuza group is continuing to reshape its image…