loan shark

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Synonyms for loan shark

someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

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Meanwhile, Azman, 43, expressed regrets having been involved with the 'ah long', saying that he was then in his 20s and was known as 'Ah Soon Gila' or 'Mad Ah Soon'.
'The first message I received from the 'ah long' (loan shark) was on May 2, 2016.
seriously, isn't that typical 'Ah Long' gangster behaviour?
Ampang Keadilan Youth chief Datuk Adam Rosly Abdullah today told the Sessions Court here that he borrowed RM500,000 from an Ah Long (loan shark) to settle repayment on the house that he bought from Public Bank for RM1.2 million in cash.
He allegedly claimed that he bought the assets with cash, loan of RM200,000 from his mother-in-law and late grandmother, as well as a loan of RM500,000 from an 'Ah Long' (loan shark).
Those who choose to borrow money from illegal money lenders or loan sharks (ah long) need to realise the risks they have to bear, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
The suspected 'ah long' (loan sharks) were picked up about 11.30am yesterday in an operation codenamed 'Ops Vulture' during a raid downtown by the Commercial Crime Division.