Mis-sold Wonga customers to get 4.3% of compensation claims
Those who were mis-sold payday loans from Wonga before it collapsed will receive just 4.3% of the compensation they're owed, according to the firm's administrators
30 January 2020
270,000 Wonga customers hit by possible data breach
The payday lender is investigating an
10 April 2017
Thousands of Wonga customers billed twice for repayments – what to do if you've been affected
Vulnerable customers have been forced to borrow even more money after a glitch left them unable to pay their bills
3 October 2016
Payday lender Dollar to refund over £15m to 147,000 borrowers
Dollar, trading as The Money Shop, Payday UK, Payday Express and Ladder Loans, lent many more than they could afford
26 October 2015
Payday lender Cash Genie to pay £10m redress for 'serious failings'
More than 92,000 customers of payday loan firm, Cash Genie, are due a share of £10m in redress
27 July 2015
Wonga launches new TV ad campaign, which it says won't be shown on kids' TV
Payday lender Wonga is launching a new advertising campaign after ditching its controversial puppet ads
19 May 2015
Wonga escapes police probe over 'fake' lawyer letters
City of London Police says it won't carry out a criminal investigation into Wonga's dodgy debt collection practices
5 February 2015
Wonga keeps 18,000 customers waiting for compensation
Of the 45,000 customers who got fake lawyer letters from payday lender Wonga, 18,000 have yet to get compensation offers
18 November 2014
Payday loan costs to be capped by watchdog
People taking out payday loans will never have to pay back more than double what they originally borrowed, the FCA says
11 November 2014
Wonga busted by the FCA: 330,000 to have their loan wiped
All Wonga customers who are 30 days or more in arrears on their loans will have the balance completely written off
2 October 2014
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