[ lohn-shahr-king ]
/ ˈloʊnˌʃɑr kɪŋ /
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the practice of lending money at excessive rates of interest.
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Mafia icon John Gotti’s 1992 conviction came, in part, from loansharking.Matt Gaetz Gets Headlines for the Scandals. He Should Worry About the Receipts|Philip Elliott|April 2, 2021|TIme
She believed he made his money from illegal gambling and maybe loansharking.Whitey Bulger’s Women: Inside the Terror and Glamour of His Ex-Girlfriends|T.J. English|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST