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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David is a second generation pawnbroker who has been in the business since the start of his career.
A Mirror probe found PS500 would get you 531.55 euros at Barclays, while pawnbroker Cash Generator would give 22.30 euros more.
THE owner of the country's biggest pawnbroker said the recent gold price boom helped send half-year profits surging.
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Remarkable for its attempts to dramatize the aftereffects of the Holocaust, "The Pawnbroker" is likewise valuable as an exploration of the fraught relationships between Jews and other American minority groups.
Now comes The Pawnbroker, a once-celebrated novel by Edward Lewis Wallant, which must be one of the earliest American Jewish stories to address the experience of the Holocaust survivor.
Posh Pawn (Channel 4, 8pm) CHARISMATIC pawnbroker James Constantinou has an original Banksy worth PS150,000 and a PS30,000 designer handbag just lying around in his office.
A PAWNBROKER with 17 branches across the Midlands has collapsed, putting dozens of jobs at risk.
CASH.STRAPPED pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond's bid to secure a rescue deal has been dealt a blow after a potential buyer walked away.
In addition to needing to be duly licensed by the board of selectmen, every pawnbroker or secondhand shop owner will have to keep detailed records of every transaction, as well as a photocopy of a driver's license of the person involved in the transaction, according to the article.
Gerry Pountney quit the building business in the 1990s when work dried up, becoming a pawnbroker.