Wirral loan shark gets 16 months behind bars
A loan shark, who was discovered running his illegal business from his Wirral home, was jailed for 16 months today.
Liverpool Crown Court heard that police who raided Gerald Daord's home in February last year found notebooks detailing loans of more than £80,000.
But the judge who sentenced him pointed out that the true scale of the operation was difficult to assess.
Some of the loans ran into thousands of pounds and one for £500 had a repayment figure of £850.
Judge Norman Wright said people seeking such loans are vulnerable and need to be protected. "The message needs to go out to... read more
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