wonga


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wonga

(ˈwɒŋɡə)
n
informal Brit money
[C20: possibly from Romany wongar coal]
Translations

wonga

[ˈwɒŋgə] N (Brit) → pasta f, guita f

wonga

n (dated inf)Moos nt (dated sl), → Knete f (dated sl)
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OVER 40,000 Wonga customers are seeking compensation from the defunct payday lender, with administrators to the firm expecting the number to shoot up further.
Thousands of Wonga customers seeking compensation from the defunct payday lender have been "left to fend for themselves" as they fall out of the regulator's remit, with MP Nicky Morgan suggesting the Government may have to step in.
More than 10,000 customers who lodged complaints about defunct payday lender Wonga have been "cast aside", says an MP.
xxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx Wonga, known for its puppet adverts, collapsed in August after it was hit by a surge in compensation claims.
Until now firms like Wonga and QuickQuid could only be investigated for loans made since 2012.
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has been urged to intervene in the administration of Wonga to ensure that poor people are not ripped off further.
A CREDIT union in North Wales says Wonga 'reaped what it has sown' after it collapsed into administration last week.
Back in 2013 I carried out an investigation about Wonga, the pay day loan company which included interviewing one of the bosses of the lending firm.
THE fund which provides pensions to thousands of North East public sector workers admits it still has money invested in failed payday lender Wonga.
LIKE many people, I will not be mourning the fate of payday lender Wonga.
MONEY Lender Wonga collapses into administration PAYDAY lender Wonga has collapsed into administration, bringing down the curtain on one of Britain's most controversial loans companies.