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Pawnbrokers in Harford County will now have to wait 30 days before selling an item and will be required to keep records of their transactions for at least three years. At least one Harford County pawn dealer called the new law impractical. "Quite...
Engaging, intelligent and well-versed in a variety of subjects, the proprietors of the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, subject of a reality show on the History Channel, have done more to improve the public perception of the pawn business than...
The 16th and final defendant in a scheme to resell $20 million in stolen goods at Maryland pawn shops pleaded guilty Wednesday, prosecutors said. William Cooper Jr., 38, admitted he took part in a conspiracy to transport goods — such as non-...
Tags: Justice System, Tools and Hardware, Walmart, Trials, Defendants
LAS VEGAS — He was just a kid from the neighborhood who never had much. Mature for his age, the eldest of 11 children, Marcos Arenas always knew his blue-collar father was just scraping by. So the iPad was precious, a gift for his 15th birthday...
St. Paul Pioneer PressFROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS -- a tiny storefront in Robbinsdale in 1991 -- Brad Rixmann has grown Pawn America into a national force in the industry. The Burnsville-based company just opened its 25th Pawn America location, with plans for more to come. It's a...
Bradenton HeraldWith an increase in the number of burglaries, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office has assembled a task force to combat the new rash of crimes. The Burglary Task Force was created in May -- Crime Prevention Month -- in hopes of curtailing vehicle and...
The Montgomery AdvertiserThe city of Millbrook is putting out the welcome mat for new businesses setting up shop along Alabama 14. The stretch of road that serves as a gateway to and from Interstate 65 will feature a new gas station, a fast food restaurant, a general store...
Deputies bagged a West Boca woman after they say she tried to clean up by stealing a trio of high end vacuums and pawning them off. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies say Alicia Helene Anderson, 22, walked into Kohl's in Coconut Creek on Dec. 17...
The Dayton Daily NewsA Michigan man on Wednesday was sentenced to consecutive life sentences for the murder of a Harrison Twp. pawn shop manager and the death of another man who was shot during the botched robbery attempt. Darren D. Taylor, 48, will spend at least 36...
Tags: Punishment, Theft, Criminal Laws, Laws, Prosecution
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila / Asia News NetworkMANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP or central bank) has directed pawnshops to strictly implement identification requirements for customers to help ensure that items being pawned are not stolen goods or illicit...
Tags: Global Expansion, Media Industry, Philippines, Germany, Finance
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewGeneral Nutrition Centers Inc. is suing a Florida chain of pawnshops over the use of its name. The Pittsburgh retailer, which operates 8,100 nutritional products stores worldwide, filed the lawsuit two weeks ago in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....
Reading Eagle, Pa.A Berks County woman and her son waived their hearings Tuesday on charges they pawned more than $4,000 worth of jewelry to pay for their trip to Florida and then reported the items stolen, authorities said. Kim Morrissey, 54, of the 300 block of...
Tags: Theft, Fort Lauderdale, Insurance, Berks County, Prosecution
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