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New York City Taking a Close Look at Albany’s Pawn Shop Legislation

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Pawn News  /  No Comments

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New York City lawmakers are interested in recent legislation passed by Albany County.  Under the new law, pawn shops, referred to as “second hand dealers,” would be required to keep detailed records of people they buy from and relay the information to local law enforcement agencies.  Law enforcement would then be required to create a [...]

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United Kingdom’s NPA Annual Conference a Success

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United Kingdom’s National Pawnbrokers Association’s 81st annual conference took place this month with a theme of excellence in pawnbroking.  It was described by the Birmingham Assay Office as “a lively affair with pawnbrokers generally upbeat and positive as their businesses continue to prosper.”  There was a variety of guest speakers.  Birmingham’s Fellows Auctioneers spoke on [...]

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Cash America’s Earnings Affected by Reorganization in Mexico

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Cash America, a pawn shop and payday lender that also operates under the names ”SuperPawn,” ”Cash America Payday Advance,” ”Cashland” and “Mr. Payroll,” reported a major drop in earnings but still beat Wall Street’s expectations for the third quarter.  The company recently trimmed operations in Mexico and lays most of the blame for the recent [...]

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