Yakuza Mobsters Lose AmEx Cards as U.S.-Japan Crackdowns Sting

Yakuza Mobsters Lose AmEx Cards as U.S.-Japan Crackdowns Sting

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Yasuhiro Sato, president and chief executive officer of Mizuho Financial Group Inc., right, bows his during a news conference at the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo on Oct. 8, 2013. The Financial Services Agency last month ordered a Mizuho banking unit to improve compliance after it let members of crime groups borrow money through a consumer credit affiliate.