Thursday, December 23, 2010

"Furikome Sagi"

Pictured: Boozer House, a bar in Kanagawa

"Furikome Sagi" is Japanese for the crime of impersonating someone on the phone in order to rob the person called, of money.

Japan Economy -- State of the Art Yakuza

At their state of the art recording studio, the Kawaguchi Gumi branch of the yakuza (Japanese mafia), have a meeting and talk about how they will pull off this latest furikome sagi crime. Toshino kicks back in his chair. Piece of cake he thinks. He`s been doing this kind of crime for five years now. He`s a veteran. He can`t count how much money he has earned for his yakuza branch, indeed his boss is very proud of him. Read More

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