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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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55 euros at Barclays, while pawnbroker Cash Generator would give 22.
A man used a stick to smash his way into Brown & Gold pawnbrokers, next to the Park Road Tesco, before fleeing in a dark blue Ford Focus.
com)-- Middle-aged, married man with three children, Pete Dawson, an East London pawnbroker, finds himself living a predictable and quite often boring life.
Braswell & Son Pawnbrokers is in the relationship business; by building relationships with customers it is better able to understand and meet their needs.
H&T said the rising gold price was helping the group to weather tough market conditions - with pawnbrokers hit in recent years by intense competition and as gold jewellery has fallen out of favour.
LOAN RANGER: Pawnbroker host Dan escorts Karen from restaurant
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.
Pawnbrokers charge exorbitant interest rates varying between 20 and 40 per cent.
A PAWNBROKER with 17 branches across the Midlands has collapsed, putting dozens of jobs at risk.
STRUGGLING pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond has put itself up for sale following a string of profit warnings and a mass exodus of its board directors.
By accepting these items without question, jewellers and pawnbrokers can run the risk of being charged with handling stolen goods, especially if they have not taken the proper precautions, for example, asking sellers for ID.
PAWNBROKERS are making a profit as hard hit firms turn to them for cash.