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Details of an allegedly leaked prosecutors' summons calling Bilal Erdoy-an to give testimony as a "suspect" in an investigation into an alleged organized crime syndicate were published in a number of Turkish media outlets as well as on some websites.
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has decided to reappoint Makoto Taki as justice minister, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said Wednesday, following the resignation of Keishu Tanaka over his past connections with a yakuza organized crime syndicate.
African, Libyan, and European smugglers reportedly operate much like an organized crime syndicate, using deception to entice would-be victims.
Meanwhile, Mitsui had Tanaka negotiate with Naoto Kametani, 55, the head of a faction affiliated with the Yamaguchi-gumi -- Japan's largest organized crime syndicate, headquartered in Kobe -- in a bid to profit by reselling the condo, the sources said.
The 'Ndrangheta organized crime syndicate suffered a major blow Tuesday as police went on a sudden, coordinated strike against crime leaders and complicit businesses in Germany and Italy, (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-germany-mafia/nearly-170-arrested-in-anti-mafia-operation-in-italy-and-germany-idUSKBN1EY0JI) Reuters reported.
19 ( ANI ): Japan's Justice Minister Keishu Tanaka is planning to step down after admitting to having had links with an organized crime syndicate about 30 years ago, a government source has said.
Formerly of "Rome, Stevenson will play (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/dexter-season-7-spoilers-ray-stevenson-315627) Isaac , the leader of a Russian organized crime syndicate. "Chuck's" Strahovski, on the other hand, will play a character named Hannah, who is described as a "mysterious woman Miami Metro turns to for assistance."
Kyuma had his picture taken in October 1997 with a leader of a gang group linked to the organized crime syndicate Yamaguchi-Gumi, the sources said, adding the photo was taken in Kyuma's office at the Defense Agency.
During the trial, Fukubayashi admitted the charge but declined to identify the acquaintance, other than to say he was a police informer connected with a senior member of an organized crime syndicate in the Kansai area.
Police said Santillan and the group were alleged members of 'Highway Boys,' an organized crime syndicate engaged in robbery-holdup, arms dealing, and illegal drugs.
We are not fighting an ordinary organized crime syndicate. This is drugs, a billion-peso industry that is being destroyed by our efforts.
Takayama is second in command of the Yamaguchi-gumi, a vast organized crime syndicate that had 27,700 members at the end of 2012, according to the National Police Agency.
"The dismantling of this organized crime syndicate, we expect, will dramatically effect that availability." Australian Federal Police said they had seized some 42 kilograms (92 pounds) of drugs along with Aus$4 million (US$4.2 million) in cash, in an operation launched in April 2012 to probe the alleged syndicate.
Radio Canada said Hudon-Barbeau has ties to the Hell's Angels motorcycle club, which is considered an organized crime syndicate. There was no word about Provencal's background.
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed bipartisan legislation led by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) modernizing and strengthening criminal laws against money laundering a critical source of funding for terrorist organizations, drug cartels and other organized crime syndicates. The Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2019 updates criminal money laundering and counterfeiting statutes, and promotes transparency in the U.S.
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