- "The Arfoire Syndicate of International Crime. This crime ring worships Arfoire and plots her revival. Their primary mission is to disseminate bootleg items all throughout Gamindustri."
The Arfoire Movement, also known as the Arfoire Syndicate of International Crime (ASIC), is a group of devoted followers that worship Arfoire and work for her. ASIC is composed of Four Felons known as Criminals of The Free World (CFW for short), and a grunt squad. They serve as the primary antagonist for Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 and . Their goal is to revive Arfoire by means of providing her with shares stolen from the other goddesses, which they achieve by distributing counterfeit products and cheat devices to steal people's faith. By the end of the game, the only surviving members are Linda and Pirachu.
- Arfoire - Leader
- CFW Magic - Second-in-Command and Defacto Leader
- CFW Judge
- CFW Brave
- CFW Trick
- Just as the CPUs represent modern-day gaming consoles, ASIC represents video game piracy, hackers, and emulation.
- The four fiends having "CFW" in their names are a reference to custom firmware, which is the modified firmware used in some consoles (most notably the PlayStation Portable) used to launch homebrew software or pirated games