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Family Thieves, Wonga, Building Fund

Winifred Robinson discusses Wonga writing off customers' debt and interviews a listener who says his siblings are stealing from his elderly mother.

Winifred Robinson finds out why Wonga is writing off the debts of around 330 thousand customers who wouldn't have qualified for loans under new lending rules.

The heartbreaking story of a man who says his siblings are stealing from his mother. Why are charities hearing from more older people saying they are being robbed by their families? And is there anything the law can do to stop it?

And the tenants who have lost deposits that they thought were insured under a Government protection scheme.

Presented by Winifred Robinson
Produced by Natalie Donovan.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Wonga

    The payday lender, Wonga, is writing off the debts of around 330,000 of its customers

    Duration: 04:24

  • Family Thieves 1

    We hear from people who are struggling with family members stealing from their parents

    Duration: 06:00

  • Letting Agents

    The Tenancy Deposit Insurance Schemes that fails to insure your money

    Duration: 07:39

  • Grocery Code Adjudicator and Tesco

    Christine Tacon wants Tesco to investigate how they treat their suppliers

    Duration: 04:14

  • Family Thieves 2

    Action on Elder Abuse says more people are turning to them for help

    Duration: 07:50

  • The Builder's Finance Fund

    The Government's small buildings fund that suprisingly only helps big developers

    Duration: 08:13

Broadcast

  • Thu 2 Oct 2014 12:15

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