31 Jul '11, 12am

Easy loans hard to pay off: By Mark Tay Moneylenders said they will be more careful when giving out loans, follo...

Easy loans hard to pay off: By Mark Tay Moneylenders said they will be more careful when giving out loans, follo...

'Most moneylenders follow the rules' Moneylenders said they will be more careful when giving out loans, following the first case of a licensed moneylender charged last Monday for allegedly breaking the law. George Phua, founder of Capital Alliance Credit, had allegedly loaned money without proper documentation, lent excessively to low-income earners and failed to inform borrowers in writing about the terms of their loans. He faces about 90 charges but the prosecution will proceed with only 30 of them while taking the remaining into consideration, The Straits Times reported on Tuesday. Owner of EZ Enterprise Moneylender Ong Swee Heng said that he will 'definitely be more careful now'. While he said he is aware there may be others in the industry who are flouting the rules, he explained that he is not worried. 'I'm not like others who are doing 'funny things'. We just follow...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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channelnewsasia.com 21 Jul '11, 12pm

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McChange doesn’t come easy: via @grist

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grist.org 02 Aug '11, 11am

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