Japanese Yakuza mafia operating in Tijuana Mexico according to journalist

Posted on February 28, 2012 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime

Lydia Cacho, a journalist and activist, said that in five years of research in Tijuana was found that in the Japanese mafia operated border trafficking.
“When I was researching Tijuana found two areas. The first that organized crime is directly involved in the trafficking of people who come across the border are captured locally by some criminal groups,” Cacho said during a speech to businessmen Coparmex. “Particularly who operated here was a small group of Yakuza, the Japanese mafia, who operated the trafficking of young women, with less power now, small groups are the most serious, in my research I found that a lot of girls are sold by their own families in the poorest areas, “he said. Read Article

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