loan shark

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Synonyms for loan shark

someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

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At a press conference in Camp Crame on Thursday, the PNP chief, Director General Ronald dela Rosa, said another loan sharking syndicate operating in Metro Manila's casinos had been identified.
One judge described the offence of loan sharking as 'murder of the soul' which summarises the misery they can cause.
Another man in his early 20s added said: "Yeah there's loan sharking here but they're everywhere.
From now on nurses will endeavour to find out more of the reasons behind such issues and offer advice and point them in the right direction if loan sharking is detected.
Kajiyama, who has been convicted and is now serving time in prison, ran a network of 1,000 loan sharking groups for Goryo-kai.