Stephen Grey, head of the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit
, said: "This is a man who portrayed himself as a victim of physical and financial circumstances, hasn't been employed since 1990, received full council tax benefit, housing benefit, PS57 per week from the mobility scheme for his car, the highest level of employment support allowance possible and was in fact making substantial amounts of money being a loan shark.
Head of the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit
, Stephen Grey, said he welcomed the sentence.
A joint operation with Merseyside Police, Sefton council and a specialist Illegal Money Lending unit
saw the addresses targeted last Thursday.
The county council and the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit
will hold an event in the Wellman's Club in Llangefni on September 16 to raise awareness of the problem of illegal money lenders.
The highest APR encountered R encountered by Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit
Trading standards officer Fiona Richardson said the The Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit
encouraged people to get in touch if they are in trouble with loan sharks.
Welsh Illegal Money Lending Unit
(WIMLU) and Scambusters are both funded by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (DIS), but it's not yet known if they will be hit by the spending review.
We work with the Scottish Illegal Money Lending Unit
to identify the loan sharks and shut them down.
Warwickshire Trading Standards will continue to work with the illegal money lending unit
to take action against loan sharks working in the county.
Led by Solihull Council Trading Standards officer Phil Page, the team will be based in Solihull where three investigators and a police officer will work closely with Trading Standards as well as the specialist Illegal Money Lending Unit
based in Birmingham.
The prosecution is brought by the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit
and Cardiff Council.
The first victim contacted the Wales Illegal Money Lending Unit
on January 11, sparking an investigation.