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    Yakuza Organized Crime

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    document their criminal activities. The yakuza is one of the most notorious crime groups in the world, operating out of Japan. This research paper will discuss the rise of the yakuza, the crimes associated within the group, and finally the publics…

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    example legal trades that are made in public. (Desroches 2015) The case of Yakuza, Japanese Mafia, dealings and a vast amount of fortune. This group is one of the biggest organized crime that is active in the world. Mitsuhiro Suganuma, a former employee of Public Security Intelligence Agency, interpreted a total amount of annual financial income of the Yamaguchi-gumi group through statistics. The estimated annual income of the Yakuza was 60 billion Euros, however, it can also be 11.6 billion…

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    The Yakuza Paper

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    In this article, Abel compares “Godfather”, “French Connection”, and “Ulysses” to Fukasaku’s The Yakuza Papers. Abel explains The Yakuza Papers as “Sniveling, weeping, groveling, and myriad other abasements of the spirit.” Abel also explains the film as “deeply rewarding for those with the stomach for its kinetic violence; overwhelming in scope and complexity.” A significant understanding though, is Abel’s noting of Fukasaku’s disregard for reflection upon characters: “A dizzying eight-hour…

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    The Yakuza Gangs

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    Recently in Tokyo the police force raided one of the Yakuzas owned brothels. Seven members of the yakuza gang was arrested and fifteen females were rescued and freed. This is not the first one time this happened. In the last twenty to thirty years the police force has been raiding many brothels in order to free the people who are working against their will. The police force has also been going into the Yakuzas hideouts to cut off their businesses like car dealerships and gas stations. The police…

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    Russian Mafia Crime

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    Russian Mafia: Soviet Crime in United States of America The Russian Mafia were a popular crime syndicate even posing as the greatest threat to the U.S. national security during the mid-1990s. With over 6,000 different groups around the globe, their activities are flown under the radar and limited action has been done to aware United States citizens. The Russian Mafia are commonly know as “Bratva” and still remain a trouble to America and it is important to understand their origins, the…

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    Yakuza Case Study

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    Yakuza Organized Crime Group Organized crime groups have long been a part of society and an uphill battle for law enforcement. They are powerful, dangerous, well-structured groups of criminals with a common motive to commit crimes, make money, and maintain their freedom despite their actions. The Yakuza’s in particular are an organized crime group from Japan, and one of the most well-known organized crime groups throughout various countries. In order to understand the Yakuza’s, it is important…

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    Throughout Japanese history, the police’s treatment towards that of Yakuza changed variously depending on the era. In Confessions of a Yakuza by Junichi Saga, you are treated to the story of a former yakuza boss and his life in the early 1900’s. Due to the nature of being a Yakuza, there was much interaction between them and the police. The police at this time had a real disliking towards the Yakuza as the corrupt cops would keep them on short leashes in exchange for looking way. Though if the…

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    underworld that exists, and they are involved in many aspects of Japanese lives. They are the Yakuza’s. Currently in Japan it is estimated that there are over a hundred thirty thousand members of Yakuza and around a thousand kumi’s. In contrast, the United States has more than double the population of Japan but only 20,000 organized crime members in total. In Japan the numbers of the Yakuza’s have decreased on average by 0.5% each year from the peak in 2004. Yet they still have a large and power…

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    as it could be taken. Each year the problem of human trafficking has been getting more and more prevalent in the area of Japan, especially in Tokyo. The main cause of the prevalent human trafficking problem is the multiple gangs and mobs in the whole area of Japans country. The most dominant mob that leads Japan in the human trafficking ring is the Yakuza crime mob/gang. Toward the end of the 1970s, the tourism industry in Japan began to flourish more than it was before. More and more people…

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    Organized Crime

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    A lower ranking member of the yakuza may have to take the place of a boss who is charged with a crime, and serve the sentence given regardless of whether it means prison time or not. This is a bureaucratic system, which operates for monetary gain and power. This system is complete, with scouts who search local hangouts in order to recruit members to the group, which begin on the lower rungs of the ladder. In all areas of organized crime, there are a lot of similarities between Japanese…

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