The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has released an impactful new video, which aims to bring awareness to the issue of how parents are affected by loan sharks. The short dramatic video, produced by Birmingham-based Voiceboxx: The Agency, shows the devastating effect of illegal money lending, and is part of a larger campaign to raise awareness of the rights of victims, and the help available to them.

Research shows that 50% of loan shark victims are parents of children.  This new video has been released to coincide with #mymoneyweek and shows the distressing impact of illegal money lending on parents and children.  Help, advice and support is readily for anyone who believes that they may have been the victim of a loan shark.

To see the video and download the stop loan sharks free education resources, visit  To report a loan shark call the 24/7 confidential hotline on 0300 555 2222 or text a report to 078600 22116.