Term for a person, usually a member of organized crime, offering loans without background checks, collateral, etc. etc., but charges insane interest ($100s, even $1000s per day in some cases), and has henchmen who will hurt or even kill those who do not repay the loan within a certain time (usually a week or so).
John got beat to shit by Loan Shark Tino Capellini's henchmen for not paying on time. If John doesn't pay Tino back by next week, they will kill him.
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