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When Japan’s celebs and politicos attended a yakuza wedding

In 1974, the son of the Yamaguchi-gumi's third top boss, Kazuo Taoka, married actress Eiko Nakamura…

Tokyo police raid Yamaguchi-gumi HQ in Sapporo over drug sales to Aska

Tokyo police raid Yamaguchi-gumi HQ in Sapporo over drug sales to Aska

Approximately 70 officers entered the headquarters of the Fukushima Rengo, a group affiliated with the Yamaguchi-gumi's Kodo-kai…

Tokyo cops arrest ex-yakuza for selling drugs to musician Aska

Tokyo cops arrest ex-yakuza for selling drugs to musician Aska

Police allege a former Yamaguchi-gumi member sold 3 grams of stimulant drugs to the singer in 2012…

Yamaguchi-gumi marks 100 years of crime

Yamaguchi-gumi marks 100 years of crime

Upper members of Japan's largest organized crime group celebrated a century since its founding and the birthday of top boss Shinobu Tsukasa…

Yamaguchi-gumi top boss sued in Nagoya court for extortion

Yamaguchi-gumi top boss sued in Nagoya court for extortion

A restaurant manager is seeking 32.2 million yen in repayment and compensation from Shinobu Tsukasa for alleged extortion that took place over a 5-year period…

Fukuoka cops arrest yakuza members for smuggling 4 kg of gold

Fukuoka cops arrest yakuza members for smuggling 4 kg of gold

The gold has a street value of approximately 18 million yen…

Tokyo cops arrest Yamaguchi-gumi yakuza in attempted extortion of Ueno club

Tokyo cops arrest Yamaguchi-gumi yakuza in attempted extortion of Ueno club

The suspects demanded that a 40-year-old manager of a Chinese hostess club pay 20,000 yen per week in 'protection money'…

Kanagawa, Tokyo cops arrest ex-gangsters for dumping body in Shizuoka

Kanagawa, Tokyo cops arrest ex-gangsters for dumping body in Shizuoka

Investigators discovered the mutilated corpse of Nobuhiro Maeda under a home in Shizuoka Prefecture…

Ghosts, goblins, gangsters: Halloween at Yamaguchi-gumi HQ

Ghosts, goblins, gangsters: Halloween at Yamaguchi-gumi HQ

Children in Kobe's Nada Ward were invited to trick-or-treat at the home of Japan's largest gang…

Ex-yakuza bilked out of ¥1 billion in Recruit listing

Ex-yakuza bilked out of ¥1 billion in Recruit listing

An ex-Yamaguchi-gumi member is suing the staffing company for unlisted shares now deeded invalid that wound up in his hands nearly a decade ago…

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