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uhn der wurld

  • n  the criminal class
  • n  (religion) the world of the dead

  • Suspecting that he was turning informer, the underworld marked him for death.
  • Afterward, the underworld in Bombay began to enjoy a stature it had not possessed before the riots.
  • Baghdad refuses to recognize sex-trafficking as a problem, but a huge underworld network run by women exists.
News & Articles

  • The IRS, its glory days and its checkered past
    WASHINGTON – For a time, the Internal Revenue Service inspired awe and admiration in Americans, not just trepidation and lame jokes about death and taxes. Everyone loved the revenue agents when they put away Al Capone, the Chicago underworld’s master of brutality and bribes, in a coup so spectacular it scared other gangsters straight. In the year after, federal coffers swelled as delinquent ...
    June 10, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph
  • Prosthetic Fingers Help Reform Japan's Feared Yakuza Gangsters
    A Prosthetics Maker in Tokyo Never Expected His Job to Lead Him to the Underworld
    June 6, 2013 - Good Morning America via Yahoo! News
  • Former Bulger Associate Relives Betrayal Of ‘Father Figure’
    A former drug runner in South Boston, John "Red" Shea recalls the betrayal of finding out James "Whitey" Bulger broke a major rule of the underworld.
    June 5, 2013 - WBUR Boston
Quotes

  • Martin Scorsese in Washington Post
    If you look at the graph at the spikes at where the picture is doing really great figures, it's like looking at a veritable map of the American underworld,such as Boca Raton, Fla., Scorsese said. "Vegas, forget about it, it was...
  • Len Wiseman in Variety
    For the first time we will experience the 'Underworld' universe through the eyes of the Lycans,Wiseman said. "Patrick has always played such an essential part in helping to create 'Underworld' from the start. ...... So I feel it is both...
  • St Brendan in GamePro.com
    Traditional motion capture could never bring to life the subtle nuances of the chaotic criminal underworld of LA Noire in the same way as MotionScan,he said. "MotionScan allows me to immerse audiences in the most minute details of LA...

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