Dealing with Pawnbrokers

April 14, 2014

There are pawnbrokers who prey on people who face tough times, and offer a pittance for pawned items. Pawnbrokers use unfair contract terms such as printing disclaimers, terms and conditions on their receipts that limit consumer’s rights to redress. For instance, one disclaimer read as:  “No responsibility is taken if the article is lost, destroyed or damaged …”