Crime Syndicate Gang Members in Japan in 2012

The National Police Agency in Japan stated that there were 63,200 Yakuza members in the country in 2012. The number of gang members was declined by 7,100 from the previous year. It is the first time since 1958 where the total number of gang members in Japan has been below 70,000. Back in 2009, the… Continue reading Crime Syndicate Gang Members in Japan in 2012

Membership Numbers for Kyushu-based Gangs

The Dojin-Kai is the largest Yakuza group operating in the Kyushu area of Japan, with 1,150 members. Next in size is the Kudo-Kai, which has 1,020 members, and the Dojin-Kai with 500 members. There are 22 organized crime syndicates active in Japan with a total of 80,00 members. Source: ¬†CJ, “NPA chief: New anti-gang measures… Continue reading Membership Numbers for Kyushu-based Gangs