Tag Archives : loan sharks


Sign up to Credit Union and you could get £25

The first 50 people to join City of Plymouth Credit Union before 30 November 2016 and make at least three monthly payments into their account will qualify for a savings boost of £25. To fund this project the England Illegal Money Lending Team is using proceeds of crime money, confiscated from convicted loan sharks to […]


Plymouth supports #StandUpToLoanSharks week: Say no to #FishyFinance

Plymouth is supporting a national awareness campaign this week, encouraging people to stand up to loan sharks. The National Illegal Money Lending Team’s social media campaign – #StandUpToLoanSharks – runs all this week (30 November – 6 December), Throughout the week, Plymouth City Council is also promoting its ongoing campaign against loan sharks – #FishyFinance […]


National loan sharks team return to Plymouth to raise awareness

Just when you thought it was safe…the national team that helps raise awareness of the dangers of loan sharks is returning to Plymouth. The National Illegal Money Lending Team will be holding a series of events across Plymouth during the week commencing Monday 13 July. Plymouth City Council teamed up with the National Illegal Money […]


National team spreads the word against loan sharks across Plymouth

The England Illegal Money Lending Team will be at sites in Plymouth all week, working in partnership with Plymouth City Council. The Council recently launched its ‘Say no to Fishy Finance’ campaign in partnership with the National Marine Aquarium and the national team. The visit to Plymouth forms part of the national team’s month of […]


Say no to loan sharks and fishy finance in Plymouth

Plymouth City Council and the National Marine Aquarium are joining forces to tackle the issue of loan sharks in the city, with prizes to be won. The ‘Say No to Fishy Finance’ campaign aims to warn local people of the dangers of using loan sharks and being made aware of the alternatives. The local initiative […]