Yamaguchi-gumi Membership Numbers in 2012

in Transnational Crime

Japan’s National Police Agency reported that the largest Yakuza group in Japan, the Yamaguchi-gumi (gumi translates to group), had 27,700 members at the end of 2012.

Source:  AFP, “Japan’s NO.2 yakuza jailed for extortion,” GlobalPost, March 22, 2013.

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