Pawnbroker

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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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In San Diego County & Southern California, San Diego Jewelry Buyers has taken in the lead in promoting the luxury pawn shop experience," says Blackburn.
PawnSearcher is a new way for consumers to send inquiries to hundreds of pawn shops.
Jason Landes at the Palmdale Pawn Shop said his customer base is changing because of the rising gas prices.
color) Abe's Newhall Pawn Shop employee Kevin Fisher says he took in a trailer from a New Orleans resident who drove to California but couldn't afford the gas prices to make the trip home.
Colleen Irvine, chief of the Las Vegas Police Department's 10-person pawn shop detail, sees Kronberg as the epitome of the modern pawnbroker - and his shop as the Cadillac of local pawnshops.