The Gang was in charge of preventing knowledge of defective cryofluid from getting out until the company had successfully traded away all the (truly deceased) customers who had been preserved using that fluid. His role included coming up with the company's commodified contracts scheme for performing this action.
When Miles Vorkosigan caused their plans to be in danger, Akabane panicked and sent Hans and Oki out to perform kidnappings; he was the driver in the van that was to carry away Lisa Sato and her family. Instead he was captured by Miles and his companions.
- Cryoburn chapters 15,16,18,19