Taxidermy, glass eyes & Star Wars: Strangest reasons for loan requests

Emma Sleight

Everyone is familiar with the performance of approaching the bank for a loan to buy a new car or property abroad, but a UK-based loans website has revealed ten of the most bizarre financial requests they've ever received...and there are some weird ones!

According to, not everyone who asks for a loan needs it to finance their latest car or open a business, some people are after a slightly different investments from tattoos to gold bullion.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%