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Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit Launch Charter Mark

Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit launch Charter Mark as part of Christmas campaign The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit (SIMLU) have today (Thursday) launched the Stop Loan Sharks Scotland Charter Mark. The first recipients of the award are housing, care and...

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SIMLU Christmas Campaign

Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit stress the dangers of borrowing from loan sharks over Christmas The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit (SIMLU) are warning Scots to avoid borrowing from loan sharks this Christmas as they launch their winter campaign. As more...

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Research: Illegal Money Lending in Scotland

The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit, part of Trading Standards Scotland are pleased to announce the publication of the research that was commissioned into illegal money lending in Scotland. This is the first research commissioned by the team and the first Scottish...

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Scotcash: Money MOT Project

In 2018-19, the Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit awarded a grant of £100,000 to Scotcash to deliver the ‘Money MOT’ programme. Scotcash was established in 2007 to provide affordable loans, help with setting up bank and credit unioin savings accounts and with...

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