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Leek pours cold water on windfall promises

Leek United Building Society has attacked suggestions carpetbaggers will be rewarded with windfalls of up to £950 if a takeover bid by Murray Financial is successful.


Society chief executive Neil McFadden says it is impossible to predict payment levels with any accuracy and has slammed windfall figures of between £475 and £950 being touted as misleading.


Murray Financial is making a £30.5m hostile bid for the mutual.


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