Woman suffered a bruise to her left cheek, police said
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Yamaguchi-gumi is Japan’s largest organized crime (yakuza) group
One suspect told police, 'I did not intend to kill'
Condition not considered life-threatening, police said
NPA said, 'Members are voluntarily leaving because it is difficult to fund operations'
Yamaguchi-gumi was taken to a hospital in Kohoku Ward where he was confirmed dead after undergoing a surgical procedure
Victims were headed to use the cash to make a purchase of gold bars from a precious metals dealer prior to incident
Police suspect that the company collected around ¥46 billion from about 13,000 members
Suspect is believed to be a member of a fraud ring that swindled 85 persons nationwide out of around ¥100 million
Former officer with the Okayama Prefectural Police advised the scheme about how to avoid violating lending laws, police said
Yamaguchi-gumi member is believed to have lured the victims to the area by telephone