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Pawnbroker

A person who engages in the business of lending money, usually in small sums, in exchange for Personal Property deposited with him or her that can be kept or sold if the borrower fails or refuses to repay the loan.

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Joining the Brady Campaign outside Windy City Pawn Brokers were Daniel Ortega, Phoenix attorney and former Chair of the Board of Directors of National Council of La Raza; Rev.
Too often these stolen items are being sold on to cash for gold shops, pawn brokers and jewellers who ask for little or no identification.
A HOODED robber demanded cash from petrified staff at a Chester pawn brokers on Saturday.
The response from the community was positive and officers also visited pawn brokers to liaise with them about stolen property.
He exchanged the valuables for cash at pawn brokers and then used the money to play pachinko and bet on ''keirin'' bicycle races, they said.