crime syndicate


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Noun1.crime syndicate - a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activitiescrime syndicate - a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
gangdom, gangland, organized crime - underworld organizations
Cosa Nostra, Maffia, Mafia - a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
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This gives the police their best chance to put Christian behind bars and break his crime syndicate.
Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori attended a wedding reception in 1996 held for the son of a former head of a crime syndicate, according to the latest issue of the Shukan Bunshun weekly.
29 Kyodo Police in Hyogo Prefecture, western Japan have linked two Vietnamese arrested in connection with a May robbery to a crime syndicate allegedly based in Vietnam, police sources said Tuesday.
Fast-paced and bloody thriller looking at a Turkish crime syndicate in Birmingham.
In one case, a yakuza group affiliated with Japan's largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, bought discount debentures with money earned through illegal money-lending, sold the debentures, and deposit the proceeds, about 9.
Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori on Wednesday acknowledged that he attended a wedding reception in 1996 held for the son of a former head of a crime syndicate, as reported in the latest issue of the Shukan Bunshun weekly.
Turn the tide on all the heroes and heroines and lead your crime syndicate into battle in the impressive 3D backdrop of Paragon City.
Police investigating the deaths of Zhen Xing Yang and Xi Zhou, both 25, have identified a crime syndicate from the Fujian province which preys on Chinese students in Britain.
The Tokyo District Court on Wednesday sentenced Susumu Kajiyama, a crime syndicate member dubbed the ''loan shark king,'' to seven years in prison on charges of laundering money.
TARZANA - For the third time in less than a week, a Russian organized crime syndicate is suspected of burglarizing a San Fernando Valley retailer, getting away with a safe filled with more than $500,000 in merchandise, officials said Wednesday.
Police identified the victim as Naohiro Yamada, 56, leader of the Kotake-gumi, an affiliate of the large crime syndicate the Sumiyoshi-kai.
Virtua Cop(TM) is a multiplayer first person shooting game, where mobile gamers are charged with bringing down an evil crime syndicate that is running riot in a series of locations.

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