Campaign to tackle loan sharks launched

A scheme aimed at tackling illegal money lenders launches today. The 'Don't Get Bitten' campaign is a joint project between Community Housing Cymru (CHC) and the Wales Illegal Moneylending Unit (WIMLU)

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Illegal money lenders targeted by new campaign

Posters and videos have been released for the new campaign Credit: Dont Get Bitten campaign

The 'Don't Get Bitten' campaign launches today. It aims to combat the problem of illegal money lenders.

Across Wales there has been an increase in the number of people turning to illegal money lenders to help make ends meet.

Figures from the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit (WIMLU) suggest a dramatic increase in the number of people in Wales turning to loan sharks. One case being investigated by WIMLU involves over 400 victims across South Wales.

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