Japan’s organized crime

Yakuza not prosecuted over alleged assault with wine bottle

No reason for the non-prosecution was given

5 days ago

Yakuza boss accused of attempting to extort male acquaintance

Sumiyoshi-kai member denies the allegations, telling police, 'It is fiction made up by the victim'

1 week ago

Man accused of bashing yakuza in head with wine bottle

Victim suffered injuries that will require 1 month to heal, police said

2 weeks ago

Yakuza not prosecuted for allegedly concealing affiliation to get bank loan

Inagawa-kai member told the bank that the funds were to be used to cover operating expenses for a karate training…

2 weeks ago

Police, entertainers work together to rid Asakusa of yakuza

During the parade, participants held signs and flags with messages about the exclusion of criminal syndicates

2 weeks ago

Yakuza nabbed again for using counterfeit currency

To conceal the fact that the bill was fake, the suspect folded it 4 times before handing it to a…

3 weeks ago

Yakuza nabbed for assault with wine bottle in outdoor urination uproar

Sumiyoshi-kai member retrieved the wine bottle from a nearby garbage collection area, police said

4 weeks ago

Yakuza accused of concealing affiliation to get bank loan

Police are now investigating whether the funds were actually used as a source of income for the Inagawa-kai

1 month ago

Yakuza not prosecuted over alleged assault of rival in Uguisudani

Kanto Sekine-gumi member and 2 other suspects allegedly assaulted Sumiyoshi-kai member

1 month ago