Gang Shootings in Japan

in Transnational Crime

In 2011, there were a reported 44 shootings across Japan that were linked to organized crime activities. 18 of the shootings took place in the prefecture of Fukushima.

Source:  Martin Fackler, “With Risk, Japanese City Takes On Once Accepted Fact of Life: Its Gangsters,” New York Times, February 2, 2012.

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