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Report a loan shark

Loan sharks are illegal moneylenders who often charge very high interest rates.

If you spot a loan shark, or have borrowed money from one, you can report them anonymously.

Check to see if a lender is authorised

You can check to see what companies are authorised. If a company isn't authorised, they could be a loan shark.

Financial Services Register 
Website: Financial Services Register
Telephone: 0800 111 6788
Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm

Report a loan shark

You can report a loan shark to The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit.

The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit
Website: The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit
Telephone: 0800 074 0878

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