Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Predatory Lending

Could you spot a predatory lending scheme? Every year, misinformed consumers become victims of predatory lending. Don't let this happen to you! Education is your best defense. Understand your rights and responsibilities and learn to recognize common predatory lending pitfalls.

Publications and websites with information on how to avoid a predatory loan are available below.

DFI Radio and TV Announcements

Information from DFI

Other Resources

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DFI Predatory Lender