Definition of 'loan shark'
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The whole episode confirms all your prejudices about payday loan sharks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The family borrowed money from a loan shark to pay for his treatment, but he died. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But that could shut down short-term loans and force people towards illegal loan sharks or other extreme measures. The Sun (2013)WHEN are the Government going to act over payday loan sharks? The Sun (2012)I also get money from local loan sharks, but they have higher interest. The Sun (2011)He seems better - until a run-in with the loan sharks makes him anxious again. The Sun (2012)LEAVE payday loan sharks alone. The Sun (2012)VICTIMS of a vicious loan shark who charged interest of up to 2,500 per cent are to have their debts written off. The Sun (2009)THE FSA investigation into payday loan sharks is long overdue. The Sun (2013)
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