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# moneylending - Monday 15 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 32,683 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.

# moneylending - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

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

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders

Mar 27th 2018, 9:44 PM 12,255 Views 39 Comments

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

# moneylending - Saturday 20 May, 2017

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

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

May 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 105,987 Views 86 Comments

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

# moneylending - Monday 11 August, 2014

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

No prosecutions but three garda investigations into illegal money lending

Aug 11th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,572 Views 6 Comments

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

# moneylending - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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

SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash

Jul 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 12,915 Views 80 Comments

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

# moneylending - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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

Explainer: What are the rules that govern legal moneylenders?

Nov 3rd 2012, 7:45 AM 5,675 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.

# moneylending - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

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

Government will oppose SF bill to limit moneylenders' interest rates

Jul 17th 2012, 8:36 PM 6,165 Views 52 Comments

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

# moneylending - Saturday 23 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 23rd 2012, 7:45 AM 4,308 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.