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TMO launches software package while aiming to see off mystery shopper threat

The Mortgage Operation is introducing a new software system for members just weeks before the Local Authority Council on trading standards despatches mystery shoppers.


The mystery shopping exercise has been prompted by Suffolk Trading Standards which found the overwhelming majority of mortgage brokers are failing to comply with the mortgage code.


TMO is urging IFAs to update compliance procedures before the nationwide mystery shopping exercise gets underway in July.

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