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    Wonga and ID theft
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    • 15th Feb 12, 4:40 PM
    Wonga and ID theft 15th Feb 12 at 4:40 PM

    I am curious to find out whether anybody has been targeted for identity theft and told that you may not be able to retrieve your money due to it being a loan comany that has taken it?

    I have just had over 2000 taken out of my Barclays account by Wonga. I've never had any dealings with them before yet someone has somehow managed to use my bank account to pay for four loans that have not been paid into that [my] account. And I have, apparently, no rights due to it being a finance company.

    It has been reported to the bank's fraud team and also Wonga's fraud dept. I've yet to hear back from them, but is it really so? Do I have no protection at all?

    Any comments would be much appreciated.

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