Loan sharks.

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Six sus­pects were ar­rested over the week­end as po­lice in Ioan­nina, north­west­ern Greece, dis­man­tled a usury racket. Po­lice said they ar­rested five Greeks and one Bul­gar­ian na­tional dur­ing sep­a­rate op­er­a­tions in Ioan­nina, Arta, Thes­sa­loniki, Xy­lokas­tro and Vrachati in the Pelo­pon­nese. The al­leged ring­leader is also un­der ar­rest, au­thor­i­ties said. Po­lice have also con­fis­cated an uniden­ti­fied amount of cash and gold in con­nec­tion with the case. The op­er­a­tion is on­go­ing.

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