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UAE Bank Changed the Terms and Chased Me to UK

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“Dear Jon, I have a loan with a UAE bank. I filled in a form stating funds were for investment in the UAE. The bank representative later came to my office and said the bank had refused to lend money for investment but he had filled out a second form himself and they had agreed to provide the loan. So ... Read More »

    Can a Collection Company Chase Me in Dubai for Foreign Debt?


    “Dear Jon, Lived in Australia in 2001 and left the country in 2010 due to some situations. To cut the story short, I owe my credit card around $25000 when I left oz. After a while a debt agency started calling me to pay the said amount in behalf of the bank that I owe. However as much as I ... Read More »

      Brits Might be Trapped at Border for Unpaid Debts. UK Sucks Sometimes.

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      “Dear Jon, I came to the UK for my post graduation studies in 2011 and left the UK in 2013 February. I am from India and I came to the UK with my girlfriend who did another course in the UK. But by the time we left the UK, we were in great shortage of money and had to take ... Read More »

        Will I Be Stopped From Getting a UK Visa Because of Old Debt?

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        “Dear Jon, I left UK in the 2013 as my work visa expired. I couldnt pay my bank loan and my account was in overdraft. My bank wasnt closed either. Will this stop me from visiting the UK. Will UKBA not grant me a visa and will i be stoped at the immigration. Any information will be helpful. Appreciate your ... Read More »

          Why is Indian Company Bilqeesh Threatening Me in South Africa for a Dubai Debt?

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          “Dear Jon, I was informed by a South African tracking company that I was handed over by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank in July 2013 and that a company Bilqeesh International were tracking me to my home country. The Credit card limit was 10 000AED but is now standing at over 21 000AED. This amount fluctuated as I enquired about it ... Read More »

            How Did Bilkish Associate’s Find Me in Pakistan?


            “Dear Jon, I was residing and working in Saudi Arabia from 2004 – 2010 and once I went on Final Exit from Saudi Arabia to my home country (Pakistan) I have few liabilities of Saudi British Bank of almost 4000 Saudi Riyal (1000 US$) In 2013 I came to Saudi Arabia again on a new visa to start a job ... Read More »

              Will I Be Caught at the Airport When I Return to the UK for My Internet Bill?


              “Dear Jon, I was student in UK back in 2005-2006. I had a credit card (Nat West bank) and had good history by paying my full debt regularly for almost 3 years. By the end of 2007 I had some bad time and got my self in debt for less than 300-500 pounds (cant remember exactly). Same thing with BT, ... Read More »

                I’m a UK Citizen and Living in the U.S. Can I Go Bankrupt?

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                “Dear Jon, I am a UK citizen, having resided in US now for about a year. I have moved here following my job, but recently was made redundant. I have debt in UK with regards to credit cards and student loan totaling approx. £25,000. I have struggled paying the monthly amounts now for a few months and am now in ... Read More »

                  Will My UK County Court Judgment Impact My Citizenship Application?


                  “Dear Jon, Hi! I was living in UK for about 3 yrs and was back to my home country in 2013. I had a few unplanned overdrafts and a mobile contract on my name which i ignored paying since i hardly had anything with me. Now, I am married to a UK citizen and expecting to move UK in 2015. ... Read More »

                    Will I Be Arrested at a UK Airport if I Have Debt?

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                    “Dear Jon, I left the UK in 2008 under a cloud, a lot of things had gone wrong for me. Among them was debt. I had taken a job for Swindon council who promised to refund my moving expenses during the application process but when I turned up with the bills played dumb and denied any responsibility. So I borrowed ... Read More »

                      Will My Old UK Debt and Taxes Owed Prevent Me From Returning to the UK?

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                      “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK since about 2000 to 2007. I left the UK in 2007 due to family health issues, Dad subsequently passed away. Was expecting to come back to the UK but circumstances changed and was not able to return until now. What happens to unpaid taxes? Unpaid credit cards or bills? Have been told debt ... Read More »

                        I Want to Move to the UK But Will a U.S. Bankruptcy Hurt Me?

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                        “Dear Jon, I am divorced and through separation and divorce agreement, my ex was to take on all debt and pay it. He has not and my credit is awful. But what I owe is connected with the ex, I have no other debt.. My question is to find out if I were to file bankruptcy here in the US, ... Read More »

                          Can I Get Back Into the UK From India With My Bad Debt?


                          “Dear Jon, I was on a student visa from Oct 2009 to Jan 2011. I owed a sum of 1500 GBP in total to 3 network, by taking mobiles and some gadgets. But I never paid back since I had no job in UK (Not intentional though). I came back to India in Feb 2011. Now my company in ... Read More »

                            Will My Debt Hurt My Australian Visa Application?


                            “Dear Jon, I am from high risk country and i have married to an Australian citizen and living here in Australia while awaiting for my temporary resident visa (820 partner visa) to be granted; At the moment, I am on Bridging visa A (BVA) and after 16 month of waiting still visa not granted..! I have credit card debts to ... Read More »

                              I’ve Lost My Job Seekers Allowance in the UK But Still in Debt


                              “Dear Jon, I have been struggling with my debt for a while now. But the last straw was in November 2013 when I lost my job. By then I had few credit card bills and a loan with barclays and tesco. (about 40k). I was looking for a job, but at the same time I couldn’t pay my bills. My ... Read More »

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