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Dubai / UAE

Should I Ask My Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Creditor to Drop the Case? – Alvi

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“Dear Steve, I have a bounced cheque situation, the amount is not that high (14000). I couldn’t pay back since I am almost at handover of a project and want to pay the supplier asap. Since the cheque has already bounced and I have received threats from the supplier, I am a quite worried what will happen next. The supplier ... Read More »

I Left Debt in Dubai and Now in the Philippines but Headed for a Job in Canada

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“Dear Steve, I work in dubai for 3 years from 2004 to 2007, then left due to credit cards and personal loans I cannot pay due to high cost of living in dubai, I’m here in the philippines and applying for a job in canada which luckily got an offer and start to process my documents but last week a ... Read More »

How Long Will I Have to Go to Jail in the UAE for My Bad Debts? – Darran

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“Dear Steve, I have bank loan and cc debt in UAE what is the policy of I dont pay and surrender myself to the jail?how long? And what happens to my debt after that? And would be allowed in the country again to come back did the UAE not putting me ban in Dubai?and also if ever I settled my ... Read More »

Pakistani Woman Owes Me Money in Dubai. – Nava

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“Dear Steve, Hi! I am an Indian, I was running a partnership trading company in Dubai. My partner is from Pakistani (lady). In some situation i found her fraudulent activities in the business, so i suddenly closed my company with certain conditions. And I received a personal cheque from Pakistani partner for withdrawing my shares. I have given her much ... Read More »

I Left Dubai With Credit Card Debt 6 Years Ago. Now I’ve Been Contacted. – Benramdane

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“Dear Jon, I need some information’s because i’m very worried about this situation . I left Dubai in 2006 and had credit card debit . Since 6 years didn’t head any news. Until 8 days ago. Some office from Dubai contact my employer ask for my email cause i was in big trouble. Under panic i did contact the person ... Read More »

Bankruptcy Doesn’t Exist Here and I Don’t Want to Go to Jail Again. – Remie

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“Hi Steve, for now i can reveal myself as Remle for various reasons, I have been unemployed for more than two years now due to my previous company’s decision to put me in jail. I would call it an entrapment, landed in jail and served for three months here in the U.A.E. My case is about bounce check. My question ... Read More »

A UK Collection Agent is Contacting Me About My Dubai Debt. – Michael

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“Dear Jon, Like thousands of other people i ran away from my responsibility’s when things started to get tough in Dubai. I bought an apartment in Dubai but foolishly i took out a personal loan from a Dubai bank for the deposit (£20,000) Then the work started to dry up and i lost my job after 5 years. So i ... Read More »

My Mother Will Visit Me Here in Dubai. Will She Be Arrested at the Airport? – Nangfa

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“Dear Steve, Debt not pay want sponsor mother’s visa in Dubai Please help me, I want to sponsor visit visa for my mother in Dubai. 4 years ago my mother and her husband are here in Dubai. Her husband got loan from the bank but he left without finish the debt. Then my question: Is that any problem at the ... Read More »

I’m Having Nightmares Because of My Debt in Dubai. – Maria

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“Dear Steve, I used to live in dubai from 2000 to 2009 and i failed to pay the loan and the credit cards before moving to the US and this year 2012 when I was visiting my family in my home country i got a call from a lawyer office telling me that they are the local collective agency and ... Read More »

I’m Back Visiting Dubai and a Lawyer Called About an Old Debt. Should I Leave the UAE?

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“Dear Steve, I used to live in dubai and i have a loan its been now 3 years i didnt hear from the bank now i live in the us and i am visiting my country for 3 months out of nowhere i got a call from a lawyer here and told me that i have to pay the amount ... Read More »

I Refused to Pilot FlyDubai Aircraft Into a War Zone. Now They Want Money From Me in the UK.

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“Dear Steve, I recently left Dubai owing around 22000 pounds to an airline called Flydubai. I am now in the UK and have been contacted by debt collection agencies here in the UK. Being as the debt is from Dubai, can they legally ask me to pay them back? The debt by the way is owed to my ex-employer in ... Read More »

My Husband is Working In Dubai, Had Leprosy, And is Now Getting Deported. – Faith

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“Dear Steve, my husband is working in dubai for 4 years since we found out that he is suffering from leprosy. he went back to dubai after treating here in india for 2 months so he wont be infectious and will have with him he’s medical clearance from the doctor. but the company said that he must undergo some medical ... Read More »

I Think I Have an Interpol Red Notice Out Against Me for UAE Debt

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“Dear Steve, I am on a red alert wanted by interpol due to UAE debt left 2010. The US embassy has revoked my non-immigration visa due to this. The UK police have told me that i am at risk of being arrested if i travel outside UK due to being on red alert from interpol, i have also been told ... Read More »

Will Our UAE Creditors Chase Us Through Interpol? – Mohanj

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“Dear Steve, i and my wife felt in dept in uae and we were paying our debt monthly till government refused to renew our visa and we lost our jobs,now we backed to our country and bebt amount 120000$ behind in uae possible to catch us in our country by interpol? we are planning to move to malaysia ,any pny ... Read More »

I’m a Resident of Dubai, Unemployed and Worried About Getting a Police Case Against Me. – Via

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“Dear Steve, Hi Steve, I am a resident of Dubai and have been here for around 2 years. I used to work for one airline where I took out a loan for 60,000 aed and a credit card of 12,000 aed. I since moved airlines and was sacked from this job as I was sick in my probation. Since then ... Read More »

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