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Daily Archives: October 9th, 2010

  Jake Adelstein is an authority on the Japanese Mafia, the Yakuza.  Adelstein as an author,  writes with the seasoned street savvy of a fearless reporter who  pounded an organized crime beat in Japan’s violent and vice riddled  underworld  

By Jake Adelstein

  Toshiro was my lawyer, my mentor, and my friend. In the sixteen years I’ve been covering organized crime in Japan, I’ve never met anyone more courageous or inspiring–or anyone who looked as much like a pit-bull in human form. 

Igari-san was a legend in law enforcement circles, the author of several books on dealing with organized crime and preventing its incursion into the business world. He was rather disliked in the underworld  To read More Click  Here