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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 »

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 »

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 »

Bank in Dubai Wants Me to Come Back

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“Dear Jon, I am currently living in Italy, the bank offered me to restructure the debt as long as I can give a guarantor in the UAE and come back to sign ”paperwork” to Dubai . Of course in JAIL! i got very upset, almost sounded like a joke. Please let me know what can be done under EU legislation ... Read More »

I Was a Doctor in Dubai But Had to Leave With Debt. What Now?

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“Dear Jon, Hello, Recently I was diagnosed with a very serious disease that lead termination with my employer in Dubai which revoked my medical license to exercise the privilege of working for them and residing in the UAE. I left Dubai with a loan of around 550,000AED and 100,000AED of credit card debt as this was totally unexpected and my ... Read More »

I’m Worried About My Dubai Debt in Scotland. – John

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“Dear Steve, You have probably heard this a hundred times Steve, but I have lost my job in Dubai and am in debt through a personal loan from a bank called Emirates NBD to the tune of AED 180,000. My wife is pregnant and I do not want to risk jail on default so we are returning to the UK ... Read More »

How Do I Deal With My Dubai Apartment Debt From the UK? – Gary

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“Dear Steve, I am hoping if you could kindly spare a few minutes to clarify something for me? I live in the UK and in 2005 I decided to purchase an off-plan property in Dubai. I initially contacted an agent in the UK regarding the property and then I entered an agreement with a building owner in Dubai resulting in ... Read More »

What Happens if I Can’t Pay Back My Loan and Go to India? – Feroz

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“Dear Steve, I’m living in the United Arab Emirates and I borrowed a Personal loan for 4 years but now I lost my job. I cannot pay my Personel loan. If I do not get another job and go to India. what will happen? Feroz” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a ... Read More »

Will Insurance Cover My Credit Card Debt in the UAE? – AJ

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“Dear Jon, Hi, I am also sailing in the same both as all other here. I started my join in (Dubai) UAE in Late 2010 and as usual I also got into credit card World and I owe following 1 Car Loan – 40000 AED (can be sorted out by selling the car) 5 Credit Card – 60000 AED (aprox) ... Read More »

How Can I Restructure My Debt in the UAE. My Bank is Threatening to Call the Police.

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“Dear Jon, I had an issue with my bank in November 2011 to whom im transfering my salary as i have a personal loan when they accused me that i have an unpaid credit card from 2009. i had a card in 2009 and repaid it all, but lost the clearance letter. so the bank took my salary for 2 ... Read More »

I Left Dubai With Debt But Will Return. Will I Be Arrested? – Nepail

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“Dear Jon, I left dubai for almost 3 years now and failed to come back and now i have a new job offer again in gulf country wanted to go back but i am worried i might have problems with my entry? Please can you confirm if a person having bank loan and credit card unpaid issues in UAE can ... Read More »

I Settled My Debt With Emirates NBD Bank But They Say I Still Owe Them Money. – Maria

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“Dear Steve, I got a settlement letter from Emirates NBD Bank and were able to comply with their requirements to pay the full value in the letter on the date mentioned Dec 30, 2012. The next day we got Clearance letter for the police to close my case. All the while i feel that everything is ok, until January 2013 ... Read More »

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