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The Aberdeen City Council in the UK is Issuing Me Parking Tickets. – Graeme

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“Dear Jon, just recently received a parking fine from aberdeen city council. after attaching your ‘legal notice’ ticket that prohibits anyone attaching anything to my car without prior written consent, i recently had a parking ticket attached to my car in aberdeen while the vehicle was parked on a quiet street and causing no obstruction. my question is, ‘what do ... Read More »

Can Lloyds TSB UK Chase Me Back to India to Collect My Debt? – Enayet

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“Dear Jon, Debts- Lloyds £ 1500, amazon card-£1000, aqua- £500, capital-£200. Now going back to India permanently and not in a position to pay off debts. This is Enayet again. Couple of days ago you advised me to obtain a debt relief order before I permanently go back to India. However as I am leaving immediately it may not be ... Read More »

I Have to Leave the UK and Go Back to India But Will Lloyds and Natwest Chase Me?

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“Dear Jon, Hello I need your advice. I am an Indian citizen and had been living in UK for last 4 years. during these time I had to get some bank loans, credit cards and overdrafts . Now I owe £ 1500 to Lloyds TSB , £1000 to amazon credit card, £500 to Aqua, £ 2500 to Barclays and I ... Read More »

I Have Debt I Owe in the UK. Do You Think it Will Ban My Travel From the EU and UK? – Aynaz

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“Dear Jon, Left uk with 1000£ dept to uni,what can I do I have studied half a semester in uk but left after 2 months and didnt fill that form that I want to leave uni cause i was not sute .after xmas holiday uni mailed me that i have to pay 1000£ for the rest of the semester I ... Read More »

I Moved Back to the UK and Contacted About a Debt I Don’t Recognize From 2005. – Jen

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“Hi Jon I have just received a letter out of the blue from a company who say they purchased my debt from a catalogue company. All the letter says is that the account was opened in 2005 and I have had no contact with anyone regarding such a debt in those 7 years. The strange thing is, I paid off ... Read More »

I’m a Dutch Citizen and Traveling to the UK. Will I Be Arrested for Old Debts? – Debby

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“Hello, My situation is as follows: I have lived in the UK for around 2 years a few years back and when I left I also left a few different debts: 1) around 250 pounds of council tax 2) 175 overdraft at Lloyds 3) I do not know for sure but it might be possible I owe HMRC regarding my ... Read More »

I Moved to Germany From the UK But Need to Deal With My UK Debt Now. – Jon

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“Dear Jon, I moved to Germany in April. With around £20k of outstanding debt in the UK in a debt management programme which I’m paying. I also left a £1250 overdraft and have fallen into arrears on the mortgage I have on my flat which I currently let to a friend of a friend. The arrears on my mortgage (around ... Read More »

I’m Living in South Africa and Traveling to the U.S. But Have Unpaid NatWest UK Debts. Will I be Arrested at Heathrow? – Warren

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“Dear Jon, I was living in London in 2004/2005 on a 2 year working holiday visa. I left to come back to South Africa and never closed my Natwest Account or cancelled my vodafone contract (the guy on the customer service line said I can just let the contract run out, it was for 18 months, but he was misled ... Read More »

StepChange Debt Charity to Become Sexy New Name for Consumer Credit Counselling Service UK

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According to news reports, CCCS of the UK, which is not affiliated with CCCS in the U.S. has decided to change their name from Consumer Credit Counselling Service to StepChange. This trademark for StepChange was filed by Foundation for Credit Counselling. On 1 June 2012 this trademark application was filed and on 17 August 2012 the acceptance of this trademark ... Read More »

Load Me Up on Payday Loans Say Some UK Residents

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Consumer Credit Counselling Service of the UK is reporting they are seeing more people with multiple payday loans who are contacting them for help. So far in 2012 they say about 2,000 clients have contacted them with five or more payday loans. The numbers got higher, 173 had ten or more as compared to 42 in 2009. With purse strings ... Read More »

I Owe Money in the UK and Live in the USA. Creditors Are Harassing My Parents. – Jason

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“Dear Jon, Owe money in the UK, left the UK about 6 years ago to live in USA. When i first moved to the USA i was getting calls and letters from creditors from the UK, it has almost stopped with there calls until now they have started sending mail to my parents addres in the UK. I have asked ... Read More »

Can I Go Bankrupt in the UK Instead of Germany? – Eward

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“Dear Jon, Lived in Germany and had business which is goinging into bankruptcy next week owing 400.000 Eur. There are taxes and social costs outstanding and I will be liable for them so I will be forced into personal bankruptcy my lawyer says. I own a house jointly with my wife in Germany which has a mortgage and little equity. ... Read More »

I Owe Some UK Banks But Now I Live in Bangladesh. – Anondo

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“Dear Jon, I have some uk bank creditcards (£3500) and loan £6000. due to unavoida ble circumstances I have to go back to Bangladesh soon and i am not in a position to pay off the debt. i am out of money at the moment. I would like to know whether bank and other credit card companies chase me in ... Read More »

Should I File a Debt Relief Order to Get Rid of My UK Debt? – Marlene

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“Dear Jon, Am in debt and creditors are calling and writing. I am going to file for a debt relief order. I am not working at the moment as I am my mothers carer. She will be going into a home and i need to know after I have filed the dro, can i get out and start work again. ... Read More »

Express Insurance in the UK is Being Aggressive With Me. I Want Out. – Maria

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“Dear Jon, Im insured with express insurance UK and did it online am trying to cancel my car insurance after trying to transfer my original insurance to another similar vehicle but being told that i was up for 75 quid for the admin fee and another 198 quid for the extension cost .i arranged the policy online and have signed ... Read More »

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