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 licensed
You can check to see what companies have a licence. If a company isn't licensed, they could be a loan shark.
Consumer Credit Register
Website: Consumer Credit Register
Telephone: 020 7211 8608
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4pm
Report a loan shark
You can report a loan shark to Trading Standards Scotland.
Trading Standards Scotland
Website: Trading Standards Scotland Telephone: 0800 074 0878
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