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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25, 1995 in the city of Kyoto, mistaking him for a member of a rival gang affiliated with crime syndicate Aizu Kotetsu, while he was conducting surveillance on the rival gang.
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.
Police said they later found the car in nearby Katsushika Ward and arrested the car's driver, Nobuyuki Fukushima, 49, a member of the Yanaka-gumi, an affiliate of the crime syndicate the Matsuba-kai.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower court ruling and ordered the head of the crime syndicate Yamaguchi-gumi to pay damages over the killing of a police officer by members of an affiliated gang.
Police also reported two separate shootings occurring Tuesday morning at the office of the crime syndicate Kyokuto-kai in the Kabukicho district and the office of the crime group Sumiyoshi-kai in Shibuya Ward and said they are checking if the three shootings were related.
We are pooling our resources together so we can once and for all put an end to this drug syndicatesHeroin is very crime syndicate specific, Espina said.
Director Michael Mann described 34- year-old Gong's role as financial officer of a crime syndicate. He said: "The part of Isabella required psychological complexity and beauty, both of which she has."
Tough guys, political bullies and crime syndicate members wield guns to intimidate peace-loving citizens, perhaps influenced by Western cowboy movies.
The weekly reported in May that Mori made a speech at a 1995 wedding reception that was attended by the head of the Inagawa-Kai group, a major crime syndicate.
Modequillo said Dela Cruz was a leader of a crime syndicate involved in gun-for-hire and illegal drug activities in Caloocan.
Designated Judge Y D Shinde had observed that none of the accused were part of the organised crime syndicate.
Fast-paced and bloody thriller looking at a Turkish crime syndicate in Birmingham.

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