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#moneylending

# moneylending - Monday 15 June, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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.