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I Was Overpaid for Housing Benefits. Do I Have to Repay it?

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“Dear Jon, I’ve just found out I’ve been overpaid housing benefits, totallying just over a grand. This was due to their error, not me filing any wrong information. I left the UK in the end of June 2015 and they continued paying me Housing Benefits until October 2015. From June to October i was traveling, and then moved to my ... Read More »

    Look How Different It is to Get Out of Debt in Scotland

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    Scotland remains very much a part of the United Kingdom, despite the prospect of becoming an independent country having been raised in earnest during the national referendum on the subject back in 2014. But even as part of the UK, Scotland is able to function as its own country in many respects and can often establish quite different ways of ... Read More »

      I’m Being Chased in the UK for Debt From the UAE by Coyle White Devine

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      “Dear Jon, Coyle and White have chased debt from the UAE and have served a charge on my property how can I get out of it and is it legal – it seems a common problem now this for UK citizens As above s it legal and how much do I pay or can I go into uk laws to ... Read More »

        I Moved to Australia But Will I Be Stopped at UK Border for Tax Debt?

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        “Jon, I left the UK in 2007 and settled in Australia and have not been to the UK since. I closed all accounts and paid all things off. I had a savings account for a year or two then transferred it all to AUS. I don’t recall doing a tax return and am concerned there is a debt that has ... Read More »

          Can I Move to Sweden Whilst I’m in a UK Debt Relief Order?

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          “Dear Jon, I am in a debt relief order at the moment. I am thinking of moving to Sweden in the summer, whilst I am still in the DRO. If I move to another country and get a job whilst still in the DRO, will I have to repay the debts I owe from there? Cal” Cal, There are no ... Read More »

            Will My UK Debt Effect My Migration to Canada?

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            “Dear Jon, My bank account balance in uk went to negative 200 pounds, it is because i took loan and the loan was recovered from my bank…….secondly I have an unpaid mobile contract bill……will these two effect my uk PCC for my migration to Canada. I was unable to pay as I had to leave the country as my visa ... Read More »

              Can My Bank in Kuwait File a Case Against Me in Canada? – Trisha

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              Question: Dear Scott, I have an unpaid bank loan in Kuwait I have been paying it the last year or so but when I became unemployed I missed a few payments. At first the bank emailed me of my missed payments then just last month they emailed me that they will file a case against me. I emailed them saying ... Read More »

                A Company is Trying to Collect on a 10-Year-Old Debt From the UAE

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                “Dear Jon, I left the UAE Dec 2005 and had all clearances from all banks I did business from. Last month EmiratesNBD said I owed them a loan of 100,000 dhs. I do not even remember taking a loan out from them as I never had an account bank account with Emirates Bank. I did return to the UAE in ... Read More »

                  Coyle White Devine Collecting in UK on UAE Debt They Don’t Own

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                  “Dear Jon, I left UAE in 2013 with credit card debts. Got work to pay the mortgage during the lean times and returned to take up another position back in UK. Could have paid them off but would have come back with nothing and needed support to take the new job so decided not to pay them. Being harassed by ... Read More »

                    Coyle White Devine is Threatening Me With Legal Action for Dubai Debt

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                    “Dear Jon, I left Dubai in mid 2009 with a number of debts which I was unable to service (and still unable to service). I moved to Czech Republic from Dubai and have been here ever since. I have a bank account in the UK which is registered at my parents address. I guess because of this connection, a letter ... Read More »

                      Will My Dubai Debt Cause Me Problems in the UK?

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                      “Dear Jon, I left Dubai 3 years ago and had to leave because I lost my job. I owe from the credit card and was still paying for a few months while I wasn’t in Dubai. But after a few months I couldn’t pay back anymore. My question is I am now applying for a UK visa. Will my UK ... Read More »

                        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?

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                          “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 »

                              Why Are UAE Debt Collectors Chasing Me in India?

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                              “Dear Jon, I worked in UAE in year 2006 and returned back after 6 months to my home country (India). I got visa for USA and moved here in 2008. I have joint family in India, living in same house. One day, someone from some XYZ collections came to my home and asked about me. My relatives told I no ... Read More »

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