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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.
There are currently two Braswell & Son Pawnbrokers locations in Little Rock and one in Conway.
THE owner of the country's biggest pawnbroker said the recent gold price boom helped send half-year profits surging.
Pawnbrokers threaten to encash the blank cheque for the amount, which then becomes a case of financial fraud for the borrower.
The group is the second largest pawnbroker in the UK, with 183 branches and almost 900 staff, serving 140,000 customers.
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.
H&T pawnbrokers in Newcastle said more and more self-employed traders and small firms have been coming through the doors in recent years.
The town will vote on a more stringent bylaw for pawnbrokers and secondhand shop owners who deal with the purchase, sale or barter of junk, precious metal, stones and gems, and "old metals" (gold and silver).
50 recorded on January 3, 2011 - pawnbrokers began to buy old gold too.
A preliminary inquiry by the TTD's vigilance authorities into Friday's incident revealed that Deekshitulu had mortgaged not one, but 12 ornaments with pawnbrokers and took loans worth over Rs 10 lakh.