Tag: Google ban payday lenders

September 19, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

FCA hits payday firm CFO Lending with £34 million fine for treating customers unfairly

Payday loan firm CFO Lending has entered into an agreement with UK financial regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide over £34 million of redress to more than 97,000 customers for unfair practices. The redress consists of £31.9 million written-off customers’ outstanding balances and £2.9 million in cash payments to customers. LeapRate readers will recall…

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May 20, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Google bans Payday Loan ads – should Brokers be worried?

Google earns tens, if not hundreds of millions of dollars a year in ad revenue from Retail Forex (and other) brokers. However Google's recent ban on ads from PayDay Loan lenders clearly shows that Google is willing to forego ad revenue in favor of principle. Bart Burggraaf, Managing Partner at MediaGroup Worldwide takes an interesting…

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