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Will I Run Into Trouble if I Left Debt in Dubai and Have to Travel Through to Change Planes? – Aussie


“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


    “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


      “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


        “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


          “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 »

            I Have Old Credit Card Debt in the UAE But I’m Now Living in Yemen. – Joelle


            “Dear Jon, I Have a CC debt in the UAE and I want to ask an advise if the police can arrest me in Yemen though the country is not part of GCC? 2 years ago I lost my job in dubai and left CC debt with 4 banks. I moved to Yemen,regardless os the situation of the country I ... Read More »

              What is the Statute of Limitations for Old Debt in Dubai? – Sharon


              “Dear Jon, i have a UAE debt and had been informed that a case will be opened against me and a travel ban instituted. My current income is low, I am not in the UAE, and the amount that I can afford to pay, amounts to ae207. the debt collecting agency from the emirates find this unacceptable, but i cannot ... Read More »

                I Worked in Dubai and Left a Loan Due There. I Now Live in Morocco. – Ayoub


                “Dear Jon, I lived & worked in Dubai for 3 years (2006-2009) I took a loan (Dhs100.000,00) and another one for (Dhs 69.000,00) to buy a car. I left Dubai to Morocco (My Home country) with unpaid loans and a credit card debt of (Dhs 10.000,00). Last Year (2011) A lawyer in Morocco called me and treathened me if I ... Read More »

                  I’m a U.S. Citizen With Dubai Debt and Going Back to the UAE. – Hody

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                  “Dear Steve, I am a U.S citizen i worked in dubai for about a year in 2011, i had to leave because i lost my job and left behind 2credit card debt and one bank loan. everything together was about 100K AED. I had no intention of just leaving it but i had no choice and have been in a ... Read More »

                    I’m a Student at a UK University But Being Chased for UAE Debt

                    “Dear Jon, I’ve pending loan in UAE , Due to lose of my last JOB I’had to exit UAE , Now am a student in UK university and doing part time job in company here and I’m a Indian national. Now my problem is bank has chased since then i left UAE and stayed back in my country for few ... Read More »

                      Should I Go Back to Dubai to Negotiate a Settlement for My Debt? – Mohamed


                      “Dear Steve, I have been working in Dubai for almost 5 years , i left on Jan 2012 , cause they terminated about 50 staff including me then i got two jobs offer but in that time they were not issuing iqama for Egyptian nationality so i left back to Egypt, I had a credit card from rak bank , ... Read More »

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


                        “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 »

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