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Welsh Illegal Moneylending Unit (WIMLU)

24 hour Hotline-  0300 123 3311  If you are a loan shark victim, or think there may be a loan shark operating in your area, contact the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit. 



All calls are completely confidential and specialist officers are on hand to support and assist victims and advise on debt and other problems. It is important to know that borrowing from an unlicensed lender is not an offence. The offence will have been committed by the lender. WIMLU will not take action against any individual who has borrowed money but will try to help to get you back on the right track.

Further information on the work of the Loan shark team on this site, or visit the DirectGov website (External link).