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Google profiting from ‘predatory’ loan adverts promising instant cash

The ads, some offering loans delivered ‘faster than a pizza’, appear to deliberately target those in financial trouble

Google is profiting from ads promoting “instant” cash and loans delivered “faster than pizza” despite a pledge to ​protect users from “deceptive and harmful” financial products.

The ads were served to people in the UK who searched terms like “quick money now” and “need money help”​ and directed users to ​firms offering high-interest loans.

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