Quick loan companies have become serious problems for the society, but are goldmines to their owners. OPR Finance's CEO's earnings were €1,8 million last year. The company runs Ostosraha (shopping money) a quick loan, high interest operation.
Asiakastieto Group has announced that there is now a record number of 382 000 persons with payment defaults in its consumer credit information register, i.e. 7 700 more than a year before. Each registered subject has on average 15 payment defaults. In 2018, approximately 1,6 million new payment default entries were registered to consumers.
”The number of persons with payment defaults is increasing, even though the economic development is positive and the employment is on the mend as well.