Pawnshop cashing in on higher end

SETTING UP SHOP: From left: Brothers Scott, Cliff and Eric Frye founded Fastcash Pawn & Checkcashers in 2003. Since then, they’ve looked to grow their business among higher-end clientele. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
SETTING UP SHOP: From left: Brothers Scott, Cliff and Eric Frye founded Fastcash Pawn & Checkcashers in 2003. Since then, they’ve looked to grow their business among higher-end clientele. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
Before all the cash-for-gold businesses, Internet-loan sites and celebrity appraisers, there were old-school pawn brokers like Attleboro Pawn Shop on Pleasant Street in downtown Attleboro. With neon signs and bars in the windows, they usually weren’t much to look at and carried a reputation as desperate places among more genteel neighbors. It was a desperate…

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