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Four More in Custody for Mortgage Modification Scam

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It’s been a rough week for companies who are selling mass joinder and mortgage modification help. See here, here, and here for stories. But today brings a new round of alleged bad debt relief actors landing in trouble with the law. According to the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program on Tuesday, federal agents ... Read More »

CFPB Goes After Mortgage Relief Scammers

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Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and 15 states announced a sweep against foreclosure relief scammers that used deceptive marketing tactics to rip off distressed homeowners across the country. The Bureau is filing three lawsuits against companies and individuals that collected more ... Read More »

I Am Now a UK Citizen. Can My Dubai Debt and Bilkish Chase Me?

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“Dear Jon, I left Dubai 12 years ago, I am now citizen in Uk – very recently Bilkish from Philippines is harassing me and keep calling my work place, they wouldn’t stop. They are demanding i pay 6000AED to my account in Dubai which i presumed is now close. What can I do to stop them from calling my work ... Read More »

Can My Creditor in the UAE Pursue Me for a CCJ in the UK?

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“Dear Jon, I Left Dubai in 2009 after 18 months there. I left a unpaid loan and am now being persuade for it in the UK. I am in the process of going to county court as they try to get a CCJ against me even though I have offered them a settlement of almost all the debt. There case ... Read More »

Can My Dubai Debt to First Gulf Bank be Enforced Against Me in Scotland?

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“Dear Jon, I have debt in Dubai, now living permanently in Scotalen and have received the below letter text – can they enforce in UK? specifically Scotland? Has anyone successfully defended a case like this? I’m sure there are many examples but I can’t find any positive or negative – any advice appreciated, Dear Sir Indebtedness to First Gulf Bank ... Read More »

Emirates NBD Bank in Dubai is Pursuing Me. What Should I Do?

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“Dear Jon, I left Dubai 6 months ago with an outstanding loan of GBP25k and credit card of GBP8k (converting from AED). I am now living in Geneva but struggling to keep up with the repayments on this debt that i left behind. Today they sent me this letter: Dear Sean, We would like to inform you that despite of ... Read More »

I Am a Single Woman Living in Saudi Arabia With Debt

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“Dear Jon, I am single woman in a very bad situation.I have 1 personal loan of AED 90000 and three credit cards of total value AED 60000/- I am having a salary of AED 10000/-not able to pay anything and here rent and expenses are much more.I am in a mess please help me out. Shagufta” Don’t miss our free ... Read More »

Will I be Arrested for Overpayment of UK Tax Credits at the Border?

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“Dear Jon, I left the UK in June 2011 to live in the USA. I was in receipt of Tax Credits the previous tax year. They continued to pay me until July even tough I wrote to them telling them I was moving. I think I now have an overpayment. I am returning to England this year for a short ... Read More »

How Do I Know if there is a Warrant Against Me in Dubai?

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“Dear Jon, I left dubai 2009 with a termination letter and with a loan of Around 80,000Dhs the bank did call me three times in my country (Tunisia) since that time no more news from them, now I have the opportunity to get a job in Qatar or KSA one of my friends told me once I put my feet ... Read More »

I’m Scared to Travel from Dubai to India Because of My Debt

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“Dear Jon, i take personal loan and 3 credit card from dubai ,after that i left dubai due to some family problem,,and join other company in saudi arabi,,,,,,i was doing payment continuously but only 3,4 month is gaping,,now collection department threatening me that they will give my name in immigration and police can catch me,,,and give the name in interlope,,,,and ... Read More »

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