(205 ILCS 510/1.5)
Misleading practices and names prohibited.
It shall not be lawful for an individual or business entity to conduct
business in this State using the word "pawn", "pawnshop", or "pawnbroker" in
connection with the business or to transact business in this State in a manner
which has a substantial likelihood of misleading the public by implying that
the business is a pawnshop, without first obtaining a license from the
(Source: P.A. 90-602, eff. 7-1-98.)