Wonga implicates ex-employees in fake law firms row

Wonga has blamed the creation of fictitious law firms used in its correspondence with customers on a number of previous employees, ITV News Editor Jess Brammar has learned:

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Wonga tell us fake legal letters "relate to practise that has abstly no place in our biz today so we don't feel relevant to publish them"

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Amazing. Wonga tell us the fake law firms' names were "from a number of employees at the firm at the time". They weren't aware of use.

More: Wonga to pay compensation for 'misleading practices'

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Police to look again at fake legal letters sent by Wonga

City of London Police have confirmed they are to look again at whether they think a criminal investigation into Wonga would be appropriate after the payday lender sent out fake legal letters to customers.