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  • By: Christina Newgebaver, Margot Hasha & DeAnn Kalich
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

A pawnbroker is a licensed dealer who lends money on personal property at a regulated rate of interest. If the loan is not repaid in the agreed-on time, the pawnbroker has the right to take possession of the item and sell ...

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