crime syndicates

  1. Yakuza

    Society Yakuza

    In Japan, organised crime and criminals are mostly under the control of the yakuza (ヤクザ or やくざ). According to tradition, the word “yakuza” is derived from the worst possible score in oicho-kabu (おいちょかぶ), a Japanese card game similar to blackjack or baccarat. In this game, the last digit of a...
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