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As one of the most high-profile businesses in the finance sector, we attract a broad range of views on what we do. Here's our factual take on some of the hot topics involving Wonga.

NUFC away kit

Newcastle United has unveiled the club’s brand new away kit for the 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season.

The Magpies' 2013/14 away kit comprises insignia blue shirt, shorts and socks, with light blue trim to complement our logo and the coloration in the iconic Newcastle United club crest.

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Response by Editor Published: Categories: Wonga Football Club Sponsorship

BBC Breakfast and Watchdog

Date article publshed: 01/05/2013 Read original article >

In light of recent features on BBC Breakfast and Watchdog (1st May) about online fraud, we thought it worth highlighting the action we take in dealing with this finance industry issue.

We covered...

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Response by Editor Published: Categories: Wonga Fraud

Heart of Midlothian FC shirt sponsorship

Date article publshed: 28/03/2013 Read original article >

Wonga has been the proud Heart of Midlothian FC shirt sponsor since 2011, and we're delighted to further our commitment to the club by extending the deal until the end of the 2013/14 season.

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Response by Editor Published: Categories: Wonga Football Club Sponsorship

Our action against fraud

Recent research by Financial Fraud Action revealed UK online banking fraud rose by 12% in 2012, to £39.6m, and card fraud jumped by 14% to £388m.

People are increasingly being tricked into...

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Response by Editor Published: Categories: Wonga Fraud

Complaints against short-term lenders

Date article publshed: 27/02/2013 Read original article >

On 27th February 2013, the Financial Times published an article outlining a rise in the number of complaints against ‘payday lenders’.

According to the article, ‘The National Debtline has...

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Response by Admin Published: Categories: Wonga Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) Customers

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