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Those harms are numerous and varied, Del Río says, and can include practices like issuing loans with triple-digit interest rates because fintech companies are often unregulated by the usury laws banks must follow.
If I had kept thirteen pence out of his fare, the odd penny would have been usury.
Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.
This can be accomplished largely, if not completely, by the abolition of usury.
USURYCALVIN ELLIOTT
Despoiled by herself, no avenger to wipe out the stigma Twin maelstroms of debt and of usury suck down the commons.
THE SATYRICON, COMPLETEPETRONIUS ARBITER
He does not more than refer to usury; he does not even mention it by name.
USURYCALVIN ELLIOTT
The supporter of the house is his wife, Treine, who makes a living by usury.
He also published astrological calendars, cast nativities, and supplemented his income by the practice of usury.
Legal interest rate, 7; by contract, 12; usury forfeits excess.
The contemplated law will also contain a provision which will make the recovery of usury possible.