Monday, November 2nd, 2009   6:43 am | Author: SJB | Health/Medical, Life, Money | Add Comment
Tags: FBI, Japan, UCLA Medical Center, Yakuza
Last night 60 minutes had a story about the the Japanese crime organization called Yakuza.
The Yakuza has been compared to the Mafia however they operate in the open in Japan. They are involved in everything from business to culture in Japan and it appears they are also connected in the US.
Part of the story revolved around Tadamasa Goto who is one of the richest and most violent godfathers of this organization.
Jake Adelstein who lives in Tokyo and has followed the mob for 15 years said ”Generally speaking, Yakuza get rid of bodies by dumping them in the foundations of buildings. They own a lot of construction companies. So, you know, you’re pouring a new building. You throw the body in, like, the cement. And nobody ever finds it. The buildings go all up, all the time in Tokyo.”
Adelstein continued ”They run everything from the girls to the sex, to the drugs. ..continue reading