Manchester City Council

Business & investment Loan sharks

Not sure what a loan shark is?

If you can answer yes to one or more of these questions you might be borrowing from a loan shark:

  • Did they offer you a cash loan?
  • Did they not give you paperwork?
  • Did they add huge amounts of interest or APR to your loan?
  • Have they threatened you?
  • Are you scared of people finding out?
  • Have they taken your bank card, benefit card, passport, watch or other valuables from you?

Report a loan shark

Stop Loan sharks is the only government agency in the UK who have the power to investigate and prosecute loan sharks and illegal money lenders. So don’t suffer in silence let us know!

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