Loan Sharks

​Don’t be a victim of a Loan Shark. Watch a true life story.

Leeds City Council and the Illegal Money Lending team have released a short film featuring a Leeds man who suffered at the hands of local loan sharks and is now living a new life away from threats and poverty. He decided to tell his story to encourage other people who have borrowed from illegal lenders to come forward for help.


​To report a loan shark call the 24/7 confidential hotline on 0300 555 2222


Text ‘loan shark + your message’ to 60003




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