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Japan’s leading yakuza gangs in US Treasury’s cross-hairs

In a now-legendary episode, the US Treasury Department took down notorious Chicago mobster Al Capone. Now the same organization has its sights set on gangs far across the Pacific. Last week, the Treasury tightened the noose around Japan’s largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, by targeting two front companies and placing four high-ranking members, among 21 individuals […]