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Pawn Shop Owners Accused of Retail Crime Ring

The owners of Family Pawn on Amherst Street and Nashua Pawn on Main Street could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted

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    Pawn Shop Owners Accused of Retail Crime Ring
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    The owners of two Nashua, New Hampshire pawn shops are charged with felony receipt of stolen goods after police busted what they describe as a retail crime ring.

    The owners of Family Pawn on Amherst Street and Nashua Pawn on Main Street could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted.

    Police say a search of the Nashua home of Family Pawn owners Hai Phuoc Ho and Lan Tran turned up more than $60,000 worth of merchandise stolen from local retailers.

    Authorities say Nashua Pawn owner Carl Branco of Litchfield purchased nearly 450 stolen items between March and October of this year from four individuals wo face charges of theft and receipt of stolen goods.

    It was not immediately known whether the pawn shop owners have lawyers.

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