Wonga has mainly fallen right out of the news nonetheless it hasnвЂ™t kept the marketplace. Other loan providers will have their base into the home. Photograph: David Levene/The Guardian
Final modified on Tue 17 Apr 2018 17.10 BST
The worst for the payday lenders, famed for providing short-term loans at sky-high rates of interest, might have died out, but susceptible individuals are nevertheless being targeted with provides of loans with four-figure APRs.
The medium-term loan market, where money is lent for three to 12 months, is thriving with a few loan providers billing more than 1,000%, usually to those in the cheapest incomes, or not able to borrow through the conventional banking institutions. These loans may actually work with the exact same premise as payday advances вЂ“ a fast online or mobile application procedure, and cash in your bank account quickly.