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'We've heard of moneylenders meeting customers at the post office as they collect their social welfare'
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# Opinion

'We've heard of moneylenders meeting customers at the post office as they collect their social welfare'

Jun 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 32,544 Views 22 Comments

Dr Olive McCarthy and Dr Noreen Byrne of UCC say while new Central Bank rules for moneylenders are welcome, they don’t go far enough.

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders
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Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders

Mar 27th 2018, 9:44 PM 12,236 Views 39 Comments

St Vincent de Paul said action was needed to protect consumers from “predatory and exploitative” forms of credit.

Waterford moneylending gang 'in hiding' as it owes money to Nigerian drug dealers
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# Violent Gang

Waterford moneylending gang 'in hiding' as it owes money to Nigerian drug dealers

May 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 104,828 Views 86 Comments

How locals defied violent threats to rid their community of the criminals.

No prosecutions but three garda investigations into illegal money lending
# Loan Sharks
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# Loan Sharks

No prosecutions but three garda investigations into illegal money lending

Aug 11th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,570 Views 6 Comments

Families began to turn to loan sharks during the economic downturn.

SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash
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# Money Lender

SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash

Jul 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 12,896 Views 80 Comments

Provident Personal Credit, Ireland’s largest regulated moneylender, has started issuing One4all gift vouchers to some borrowers.

Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?
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# Explainer

Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?

Nov 3rd 2012, 7:45 AM 5,666 Views 11 Comments

With Halloween now behind us, Christmas has become the focus of many. While the holiday can bring joy to many, it can be a time of huge financial pressure for others.

Government will oppose SF bill to limit moneylenders' interest rates
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# Personal Finance

Government will oppose SF bill to limit moneylenders' interest rates

Jul 17th 2012, 8:36 PM 6,160 Views 52 Comments

Sinn Féin’s legislation would mean licensed moneylenders would not be allowed to charge interest higher than 40% APR.

The number of people jailed for illegal money-lending since 2005? Zero
# Loan Sharks
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# Loan Sharks

The number of people jailed for illegal money-lending since 2005? Zero

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:45 AM 4,303 Views 23 Comments

New figures show no-one has been successfully prosecuted over the past seven years, despite the increase in families turning to loan sharks for financial help.