Report a loan shark

Last updated: 25 May 2017

Loan sharks are illegal moneylenders who often charge very high interest rates - check if a company is licensed and how to report one that isn't.

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

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

Check to see if a lender is licensed

You can check to see what companies have a licence.

Consumer Credit Register
Website: Consumer Credit Register
Telephone: 020 7211 8608
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4pm