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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

'Halifax, Lloyds TSB and NatWest's fake letters as bad as Wonga's'

MoneySavingExpert.com has compiled a 'fake' letter ranking based on the debt collection letters we've received

1 August 2014

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