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Will I Get Arrested in Saudi Arabia Because of My Bad Debt in Dubai? – Don

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“Dear Steve, I’m credit card debt and one PDC loan and one monthly payment loan. I’ve lost my job in dubai. I’m currently in dubai and i have informed banks with the same situation and have already provided them with termination letter copy. I’ve been offered a role in Saudi arabia. I’ve every intention to pay every penny to the ... Read More »

I’ve Been Jailed Because of My Debts in Dubai. – Maniraj

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“Dear Jon, I was working in a good company in Dubai and took a personal loan and had a credit card from the bank.suddenly during the 2008 recession my company dealing with construction industry had to down size as a result i lost my job i had just taken the loan and managed to pay inspite of the job loss ... Read More »

I Was a Student in Dubai and Now I’m Being Threatened by Debt Collectors. – Haima

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“Dear Jon, I was a student in a university in dubai.When I opened an account for fee transfers with Emirates bank, they forced me to take a credit card with 4000 limit and 0% interest for 6 months and free for life they said.I took that and seldom used.Total used is less than 3000.I paid more than minimum every month.once ... Read More »

Bilkish Collections Sent Me an Email They Will Block My Immigration. – Nono

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“Dear Jon, i have credit in my credit card in dubai for 6000$ and its almost 4years that. didnt pay im going to get a police clearance from there coz im in america i just wnn sk if they file a case against me in the police because of my credit balance somebody from bilkish collector agency send me n ... Read More »

Will I Run Into Trouble if I Left Debt in Dubai and Have to Travel Through to Change Planes? – Aussie

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“Dear Jon, I read through your forum and my question is probably the same as others. Anyway. I spend like 1 1/2 years in Dubai and left the country legally. Means, I put in my resignation, got my visa cancelled and left Dubai legally. Went back after a month for a few days. No problems at all. However, when I ... Read More »

Will I Be Arrested in a GCC Country if I Have An Outstanding Debt in the UAE? – Kumar

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“Dear Jon, I was in UAE and worked for 05 years and had a perosnal loan of AED 100000 ( i had paid my imonlthly instalmentys for 03 years, but i am not aware of the balance) and some credit cards of around AED 50000, before i left UAE in 2010, since i had lost my job. Now, I got ... Read More »

I Was Working in Dubai, Made Redundant and Left Debt There. Will I Be Arrested? – Solvig

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“Dear Jon, I have been living in Dubai for 4 years and enjoyed every single minute of it. Sadly i was made redundant and could not secure another job, so I had to bounce my two apartment cheques for around 24,000 Dirhams. The owner said that he filed a case, but a friend of mine in Dubai has a friend ... Read More »

My Father Left the UAE Owing a Lot of Money. Will They Charge My Mother in His Absence? – Jason

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“Dear Steve, My Father left Dubai recently with debts such as company loan, personal loan, and some credit cards from UAE local banks with total amount of approx 300,000 $. My mother is still in Dubai with clean background and no credits. my first question would be: is my mother responsible for my father debts? can they charge her with ... Read More »

I Owe a Debt from the UAE that a Debt Collector is Chasing Me for in the UK. – Phil

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“Dear Jon, I was forced to leave the UAE in August of this year, I left credit card debt to the total value of AED 87K. I am now in the UK and have been contacted by a UK debt collection agency (DCA), stating they have been instructed by the UAE bank to recover the debt and handle the account. ... Read More »

I Have Old Credit Card Debt in the UAE But I’m Now Living in Yemen. – Joelle

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“Dear Jon, I Have a CC debt in the UAE and I want to ask an advise if the police can arrest me in Yemen though the country is not part of GCC? 2 years ago I lost my job in dubai and left CC debt with 4 banks. I moved to Yemen,regardless os the situation of the country I ... Read More »

What is the Statute of Limitations for Old Debt in Dubai? – Sharon

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“Dear Jon, i have a UAE debt and had been informed that a case will be opened against me and a travel ban instituted. My current income is low, I am not in the UAE, and the amount that I can afford to pay, amounts to ae207. the debt collecting agency from the emirates find this unacceptable, but i cannot ... Read More »

I Worked in Dubai and Left a Loan Due There. I Now Live in Morocco. – Ayoub

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“Dear Jon, I lived & worked in Dubai for 3 years (2006-2009) I took a loan (Dhs100.000,00) and another one for (Dhs 69.000,00) to buy a car. I left Dubai to Morocco (My Home country) with unpaid loans and a credit card debt of (Dhs 10.000,00). Last Year (2011) A lawyer in Morocco called me and treathened me if I ... Read More »

I’m a U.S. Citizen With Dubai Debt and Going Back to the UAE. – Hody

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“Dear Steve, I am a U.S citizen i worked in dubai for about a year in 2011, i had to leave because i lost my job and left behind 2credit card debt and one bank loan. everything together was about 100K AED. I had no intention of just leaving it but i had no choice and have been in a ... Read More »

I’m a Student at a UK University But Being Chased for UAE Debt

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“Dear Jon, I’ve pending loan in UAE , Due to lose of my last JOB I’had to exit UAE , Now am a student in UK university and doing part time job in company here and I’m a Indian national. Now my problem is bank has chased since then i left UAE and stayed back in my country for few ... Read More »

Should I Go Back to Dubai to Negotiate a Settlement for My Debt? – Mohamed

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“Dear Steve, I have been working in Dubai for almost 5 years , i left on Jan 2012 , cause they terminated about 50 staff including me then i got two jobs offer but in that time they were not issuing iqama for Egyptian nationality so i left back to Egypt, I had a credit card from rak bank , ... Read More »

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