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.
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.
Police identified the victim as Naohiro Yamada, 56, leader of the Kotake-gumi, an affiliate of the large crime syndicate the Sumiyoshi-kai.

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