organized crime

Japanese Police Prepare for ‘Nationwide Yakuza War’

Japan’s National Police Agency has announced the creation of a special central headquarters to address what is now being described as a “state of war” between rival factions within a yakuza organized crime syndicate. The war arrives as Japan struggles to address a growing population crisis worsened by the ongoing aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

KOBE, JAPAN - JUNE 03: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Riot police stand guard while police officers enter the Japan's biggest Yakuza syndicate 'Yamaguchi Gumi' headquarters for a raid on June 3, 2015 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Police have arrested a member of the gang group on suspicion of fraud, …

EXCLUSIVE: Howie Carr, Boston Herald Reporter Who Blew the Lid off Whitey Bulger Case, Talks ‘Black Mass’ Release

Johnny Depp stars as Irish mob boss and fugitive James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious former member of Boston’s Winter Hill Gang, in the upcoming biopic Black Mass. Bulger’s criminal enterprises and escape have grabbed headlines for more than four decades, and nobody understands his story better than Boston Herald columnist and Breitbart News contributor Howie Carr.

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Gangs Flown Into Britain For Crime Holidays

European criminal gangs have been flying into the UK on budget airline flights, going on ‘crime spree holidays’, and flying out again to avoid detection. Brian Donald, Europol’s chief of staff said that the gangs commit “volume crimes” – pickpocketing, house

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Outrage in Mexico as Priests Become Targets of Organized Crime

The high profile murders appear to have no end in Mexico as the country now rallies around the kidnapping and murder of a Catholic priest in the violent Mexican State of Guerrero; the priest is the third religious man to be murdered in that state this year and just one of many kidnapped priests.

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