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How can I avoid getting arrested in the airport in UAE because of a cheque placed there?

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me and my husband used to have a company in Dubai, however the company bankrupt and we canceled it later on, there is this one cheuqe written in my husbands name and the receipt was in my name the man after he got paid and me and my husband left Dubai placed the cheuqe at the airport !! will i ... Read More »

    Will I Go to Prison in Dubai for My Father’s Debt? – Noor

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    My father has been trying to run a trading company in UAE for the past 15 years. Things have always been tough but have become a real mess after the recession. To help me out , my father had added my name as a partner in the trade license (17% share). This helped me with immigration as a single mother ... Read More »

      DUBAI CREDIT CARD DEBT – Joseph

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      Hi.. I am Joseph. I seek your good advice to know something about dubai credit card debt. I use to work in dubai from 2006-2008 and while this tenure I hold a credit card of a local bank and as the world knows in the financial crisis of dubai most of the indian and other countries expats lost their jobs ... Read More »

        How Do I Get My Tenant in Dubai to Pay His Rent if His Cheques Are Bad? – Bwana

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        My tenant in Dubai is in the middle of a one year tenancy agreement under which four post dated cheques were issued. Only one cheque has been honoured and two have bounced. I have sent him numerous polite requests to pay in cash. No answer. I am an absentee UK landlord of an apartment in JLT (Dubai) and two rent ... Read More »

          Personal Loan taken in Dubai, Back to India after Job Loss. – Dev

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          Hello Steve, I know you have been flooded with similar questions. But still I need your advice. I had Personal Loan in Dubai amounting AED 60000 and I lost my job. I returned to India then after a year I was chased by Recovery Agents. Since its a large amount there is no way i can pay it off. I ... Read More »

            American With UAE Dubai Credit Card Debt is Worried About Interpol. – Lisa

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            “Dear Steve, I am an American who was working in the uae for six months and in that time I accrued credit card debt in the approximate amount of $10,000USD. This is probably an overestimate, but definetly not an underestimate. I could not stand the working conditions in the UAE so I fled the country leaving behind my credit card ... Read More »

              Desperate in Dubai Over Car Loan With Friend From Philippines

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              My friend ask me to help him loan a car from our company. we are getting some discount if we purchase car from our company. I helped my friend because he is a good person and trusted as well. He is from India and I am from Philippines. in 2008, we took a car and got good discount. we ageed ... Read More »

                I Am Worried Interpol Might be Looking for Me Because of My Debts. – Dipak

                “Dear Jon, I went to Dubai and had a great job in real estate. Then with partner had a real estate company. Due to economic climate our guaranteed cheques started to bounce. There are number of cheques which have bounced. 2 years ago I tried to leave Dubai and had 3 cases which I some how managed to clear from ... Read More »

                  Will I Be Arrested on My Flight to China Through Abu Dhabi? – Robert

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                  “Dear Steve, After loosing my job in UAE, I left the country to be back in my HOME country. After 6 months, I received many SMS or email taht a police case was open against me. Finally I find a job in China and will fly to Beijing but with connection flight in Abu Dhabi. Do you think that is ... Read More »

                    Dubai Police Blacklisted My Friend Because of My Debt. – Nett

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                    “Dear Steve, My friend is in dubai court because of processing my police certificate I am presently in Canada under a temporary visa and right now I will be applying for my permanent residence. So I sent my fingerprints to a friend in dubai to process my police certificate. I was able to get a PCC before I left dubai, ... Read More »

                      I’m in Dubai and Was in Jail For My Debts. Who Can Help Me? – Marnie

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                      “Dear Steve, A single mom with kids. Started life in dubai since 1999, met the father of my kids and misplaced him for almost five years now. Did try to live normally here with the help of my salary and bank credit cards. I was jailed,a guarantee cheque I issued for a friend who leave the country bounced and a ... Read More »

                        Citibank in Dubai Lied to Me About Settling My Debt

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                        “Dear Steve, I had a Citibank Credit Card. Last year in december, I went to their collections office in Dubai and told them that I wanted to pay off my dues and close the card for good. After taking their time, a woman came out of her cabin and told me to pay 4207 Dirhams and my card will be ... Read More »

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