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  1. Member of Ontario crime family stalked by multiple people before murder: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | SooToday

    ... much in the way of communication from him either," he added. "It seems odd to me. Traditionally people involved in the Mafia don't normally talk to the police (but) with our victim here, who apparently had changed his life around, if he was out of ...

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  2. Tattoo photos lead to capture of reputed ex-Yakuza boss after 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | UPI

    Authorities said Thursday a former Japanese Yakuza crime boss was arrested after 15 years on the run -- for the death of a rival gangster, after a photo of his tattoos were noticed on Facebook. Shigeharu Shirai, 74, a reputed boss of the Yakuza mafia group, fled to Thailand in 2003 after allegedly killing Kashihiko Otobe , a deputy leader of the rival Kamiya gang.

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  3. Xi demands pragmatism and loyalty from communist graft-bustersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | South China Morning Post

    ... factors, Xi said officials should be aware of links between triads and officials, especially the protectors of mafia-style organisations. "The decisions and plans laid out by the party's central leadership should be implemented to the letter by all ...

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  4. Elderly Yakuza boss arrested for unsolved murder case after tattoos go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Metro UK News

    A former Japanese gang leader has been arrested in Thailand after more than 14 years on the run after photos of his tattoos went viral. Shigeharu Shirai, 74, was a boss of the notorious Japanese mafia, the Yakuza, until he fled to Thailand in 2003 after supposedly murdering another gang leader.

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  5. The Orange-in of the MafiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Neatorama

    An article at The Journal of Economic History traces the rise of the Mafia to the production of lemons and oranges in Sicily. While citrus fruits were always popular, their importance was boosted exponentially when they were revealed to be both a preventative and a cure for scurvy, which was a plague among long-distance sailors.

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  6. Yakuza: How Japan's mafia blossomed after the warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Daily Mail

    The yakuza are Japan's organised crime syndicates, like the triads in other parts of Asia or the mafia in the West. While the gang's single origin is widely uncertain, most modern yakuza stem from two classifications that emerged in the mid-Edo period, from 1603 to 1868.

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  7. Japanese crime boss held in Thailand after 'yakuza' tatts go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Nation

    ... evil to keep order on the streets and getting things done quickly -- however dubious the means. Unlike the Italian Mafia or Chinese triads, yakuza are not illegal and each group has its own headquarters in full view of police. Shigeharu Shirai ...

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  8. Yakuza boss, 74, arrested after photo of tattoos go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Daily Mail

    ... evil to keep order on the streets and getting things done quickly - however dubious the means. Unlike the Italian Mafia or Chinese triads, yakuza are not illegal and each group has its own headquarters in full view of police. Shigeharu Shirai stands ...

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  9. Yakuza boss arrested in Thailand after tattoos go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Newsday

    ... his little finger, often a self-administered punishment for members of Japan's yakuza gangs to atone for mistakes. The mafia-like yakuza gangs have been part of Japanese society for centuries. They are estimated to have about 60,000 members across ...

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  10. Donatella Versace slams TV series on brother's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Daily Mail

    ... out at random, leading to much gossip and speculation, including a rumor that Versace may have been murdered by the mafia due to debts he owed to the criminal organisation. There was also speculation that Versace may have met his killer years ...

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  11. Shantaram: Anonymous Content and Paramount TV to Turn Book into TV SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | ComingSoon.net

    ... running a clinic in one of the city's poorest slums, and serving his apprenticeship in the dark arts of the Bombay mafia. The search leads him to war, prison torture, murder, and a series of enigmatic and bloody betrayals. The keys to unlock the ...

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  12. Mob murder and capital corruption: The cold case of a state senator's 1945 assassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Michigan Radio

    Four members of Detroit's Purple Gang were convicted of conspiracy to murder in the 1945 assassination of Senator Warren G. Hooper, but we still don't know who pulled the trigger. Stateside's conversation with Mark Harvey, state archivist, Rick Pluta, Michigan Radio's Capitol bureau Chief, and Scott Burnstein, Detroit mafia historian and author.

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  13. The Digger Who Commissioned the Trump-Russia Dossier SpeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | New Yorker

    ... Simpson said, was Felix Sater, a longtime business associate of Trump's who reportedly was linked to the Russian mafia, and who played a role in the development of the Trump SoHo building. Another subject of interest was the financing of Trump's ...

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  14. Police target Italian mafia 'Ndrangheta group in mass arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | ABC News

    Police in Italy and Germany have this week arrested nearly 170 people in a joint operation against one of Italy's most notorious Mafia groups.

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  15. Bonanno boss' lawyer questions judges who spoke to Mafia writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | New York Daily News

    A lawyer for the Bonanno crime family's imprisoned ex-boss is throwing the book at a pair of federal judges.

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  16. Five Genovese mobsters busted in years-long shakedown of unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | New York Daily News

    ... while using "threats of economic harm and potential physical violence ... to enforce and maintain discipline." The Mafia conspiracy dated to at least 2001 and ran through October 2017, with Esposito, Arena and D'Acunto squeezing a labor union ...

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  17. Archive: Artist inks snakes and bombshellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | NorthJersey.com

    ... couldn't afford decorative kimonos simply decorated what was underneath. "Then it became associated with the Japanese mafia - the Yakuza," McLaughlin said. "So even today, from my understanding, some people with tattoos are not allowed in some ...

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  18. How Trump Politicizes MS-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Commonweal

    ... labels as "Italian brigand," "Russian anarchist," "German socialist." At Uncle Sam's feet is a paper that refers to "Mafia in New Orleans, Anarchists in Chicago, Socialists in New York." The man indignantly tells Uncle Sam: "If Immigration was ...

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  19. Mafia hitman Ganci diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | ANSA.it

    Parma, January 10 - Mafia hitman Stefano Ganci died in the prison wing of a Parma hospital in late December, Italian police said on Wednesday. Ganci, 55, reportedly died of a heart attack.

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  20. Does the Mafia still exist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The First Post

    Italian and German law enforcement yesterday arrested a total of 169 suspected mafiosi who allegedly controlled businesses ranging from food production to funeral parlours in both countries. The joint police operation targeted the Farao-Marincola branch of the 'Ndrangheta family, one of three Italian syndicates - along with the Sicilian Mafia and the Camorra in Campania - whose reach extends far beyond Italy, Reuters reports.

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