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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.

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Wonga 'sent misleading letters' between 2008 and 2010

Between 2008 and 2010, payday lender Wonga sent misleading letters from "non-existent law firms" 'Barker & Lowe' and 'Chainey, D'Amato and Shannon' to 45,000 customers.

Wonga has apologised to customers for "debt collection practices and system errors" and customers are advised to phone the claim line number if they feel they are entitled to compensation.

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