Nov 27, 2014

Tally of firms targeted by antisocial demands plunges to 4%

About 4 percent of all Japanese companies have been targeted by unreasonable demands made by yakuza and other antisocial groups over the past five years, a survey carried out in conjunction with the National Police Agency said Thursday. That’s down sharply from the 12 ...

Sep 11, 2014

Banking group wants access to NPA's yakuza database

The Japanese Bankers Association wants to take action against yakuza by enabling banks to access the National Police Agency’s database via the Deposit Insurance Corp. of Japan, informed sources said. For banks, having access to the database would improve their client background checks, since ...