Wonga 'threatened legal action from non-existent law firms'

Wonga sent letters to people threatening legal action from non-existent law firms and also charged some of its customers to cover the admin fee associated with sending the letters, the Financial Conduct Authority has said.

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Wonga also charged some customers to cover the admin fee associated with sending the letters #payday

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Wonga sent letters to people in arrears threatening legal action from non-existent law firms #payday

Wonga will contact affected customers by mid-July with compensation, the city regulator has announced.

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Wonga will contact affected customers by mid-July with compensation to be paid from end of July #payday

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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.