Published: Apr 08, 2022
U.S. authorities have arrested a leader of a Japanese crime syndicate on charges of plotting to distribute drugs in the United States and purchase weapons including U.S.-made surface-to-air missiles, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Published: Oct 18, 2021
KITAKYUSHU, Japan - Noodle chef Takashi Nakamoto moves so deftly as he boils, strains and arranges his signature plates of udon that its easy to overlook the brutal reminder of his former life: his missing left pinkie.
Published: Mar 13, 2019
A 57-year-old Japanese man, who is a self-proclaimed former member of a gang in the Yakuza criminal syndicate, has been arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs to Japan, Crime Suppression Division (CSD) chief Pol Maj-General Jirapop Phuridech told the press on Wednesday.
Published: Jun 12, 2017
POLICE have looked into phone records of three Japanese men alleged to have abducted and tortured a countryman and found they had talked about demanding a ransom of 20 million yen (Bt6 million) with an alleged mastermind in a foreign country, a police source said on Monday.