crime syndicate


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Synonyms for crime syndicate

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

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Leader of a crime syndicate, Christian is planning a merger with Miss Loyd (Lorelei King), the leader of one of America's most powerful crime syndicates.
The weekly reported in May that Mori made a speech at a 1995 wedding reception that was attended by the head of the Inagawa-Kai group, a major crime syndicate.
The weekly also reported in May that Mori made a speech at a 1995 wedding reception that was attended by the head of the Inagawa-Kai group, a major crime syndicate.
Police said they later found the car in nearby Katsushika Ward and arrested the car's driver, Nobuyuki Fukushima, 49, a member of the Yanaka-gumi, an affiliate of the crime syndicate the Matsuba-kai.
Director Michael Mann described 34- year-old Gong's role as financial officer of a crime syndicate.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower court ruling and ordered the head of the crime syndicate Yamaguchi-gumi to pay damages over the killing of a police officer by members of an affiliated gang.
Police also reported two separate shootings occurring Tuesday morning at the office of the crime syndicate Kyokuto-kai in the Kabukicho district and the office of the crime group Sumiyoshi-kai in Shibuya Ward and said they are checking if the three shootings were related.
Mickey Rourke, famous for his roles in Once Upon a Time in Mexico, The Thin Red Line and 9 1/2 Weeks, will be the voice of Jericho, the sinister leader of the international crime syndicate.
The Osaka High Court on Thursday ordered the chief of the powerful crime syndicate Yamaguchi-gumi and three members of a criminal gang affiliate to pay a total of 80 million yen in damages for shooting to death an out-of-uniform police officer in 1995 in Kyoto.
Included in the order were the head office of the Kokusui-kai gangster group in Tokyo's Taito Ward, an office in Tsurumi Ward in Yokohama belonging to a group affiliated with Japan's largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, and an office in Kuki, Saitama Prefecture, belonging to an affiliate of the Kokusui-kai.
The police aim to choke off one of the main financial sources of the country's most powerful organized crime syndicate through the investigation, they said.
A series of shootings took place at or near the homes of members of Japan's largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, in Tokyo and the nearby prefectures of Kanagawa, Chiba and Tochigi from Wednesday to Thursday evening, police said.
His nemesis is Evin, a power-hungry hacker bankrolled by a crime syndicate who has his own agenda: to control the Internet.
The case, unearthed in 1992, revealed the cozy relationships among the company, a crime syndicate and politicians, including several Liberal Democratic Party heavyweights.
The 52-year-old "yakuza'' gangster is a member of the Yamaguchi crime syndicate.