Avoid loans scams

It’s important to be aware of loans scams. Unauthorised lenders who do not hold Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can take money from people and victims may not be protected by UK regulations and the Financial Ombudsman.

Fair Finance have recently identified an increase reports of scammers posing as Fair Finance and charging insurance fees to finalise loan applications. All of the scams where done by individuals in South Africa.

Fair Finance do not charge insurance fees for applying for a loan and do not have any offices located outside of the UK. If you are contacted by anyone saying they are from Fair Finance, but ask you to pay insurance fees please do not do so and contact us on ‪020 8988 0627.

If you believe you have made a payment or provided your bank details to such a scam or suspect fraudulent activity, speak to your bank in the first instance and, if you would like, you should also report this to Action Fraud.
If you are located in South Africa please contact https://www.fsca.co.za

The Financial Conduct Authority are also able to offer further support where you suspect fraudulent activity. They can be contacted on ‪0800 1116768.

For further information on financial fraud visit: https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

About Fair Finance
Fair Finance is a certified social company established and operating exclusively in the UK. The company registered Name is East End Fair Finance Ltd and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, number 29889R

Fair Finance has no connection with overseas company. Be aware that scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the registered firm.