Loan shark victims urged to speak out

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Communities and also in Legal

A new campaign has been launched aimed at encouraging victims of loan sharks to speak out. The Stop Loan Sharks Project is a nationwide appeal that has been created to help the estimated 310,000 households across the UK living in fear of money lenders. Loan sharks use threats, violence and other extreme methods to force borrowers into paying back far and above what they have borrowed and can afford. Now The Illegal Money Lending Team, which works in partnership with Trading Standards Authorities, ...

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