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How Do I Deal With My Dubai Apartment Debt From the UK? – Gary

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“Dear Steve, I am hoping if you could kindly spare a few minutes to clarify something for me? I live in the UK and in 2005 I decided to purchase an off-plan property in Dubai. I initially contacted an agent in the UK regarding the property and then I entered an agreement with a building owner in Dubai resulting in ... Read More »

    What Happens if I Can’t Pay Back My Loan and Go to India? – Feroz

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    “Dear Steve, I’m living in the United Arab Emirates and I borrowed a Personal loan for 4 years but now I lost my job. I cannot pay my Personel loan. If I do not get another job and go to India. what will happen? Feroz” The Answer Dear Feroz, The United Arab Emirates is one of those countries that is ... Read More »

      Will Insurance Cover My Credit Card Debt in the UAE? – AJ

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      “Dear Jon, Hi, I am also sailing in the same both as all other here. I started my join in (Dubai) UAE in Late 2010 and as usual I also got into credit card World and I owe following 1 Car Loan – 40000 AED (can be sorted out by selling the car) 5 Credit Card – 60000 AED (aprox) ... Read More »

        How Can I Restructure My Debt in the UAE. My Bank is Threatening to Call the Police.

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        “Dear Jon, I had an issue with my bank in November 2011 to whom im transfering my salary as i have a personal loan when they accused me that i have an unpaid credit card from 2009. i had a card in 2009 and repaid it all, but lost the clearance letter. so the bank took my salary for 2 ... Read More »

          I Left Dubai With Debt But Will Return. Will I Be Arrested? – Nepail

          UAE

          “Dear Jon, I left dubai for almost 3 years now and failed to come back and now i have a new job offer again in gulf country wanted to go back but i am worried i might have problems with my entry? Please can you confirm if a person having bank loan and credit card unpaid issues in UAE can ... Read More »

            I Settled My Debt With Emirates NBD Bank But They Say I Still Owe Them Money. – Maria

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            “Dear Steve, I got a settlement letter from Emirates NBD Bank and were able to comply with their requirements to pay the full value in the letter on the date mentioned Dec 30, 2012. The next day we got Clearance letter for the police to close my case. All the while i feel that everything is ok, until January 2013 ... Read More »

              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

                dubai

                “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

                  dubai

                  “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

                          dubai

                          “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

                            UAE

                            “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

                              uk

                              “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 »

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