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The Aberdeen City Council in the UK is Issuing Me Parking Tickets. – Graeme

“Dear Jon, just recently received a parking fine from aberdeen city council. after attaching your ‘legal notice’ ticket that prohibits anyone attaching anything to my car without prior written consent, i recently had a parking ticket attached to my car in aberdeen while the vehicle was parked on a quiet street and causing no obstruction. my question is, ‘what do ... Read More »

    Can Lloyds TSB UK Chase Me Back to India to Collect My Debt? – Enayet

    “Dear Jon, Debts- Lloyds £ 1500, amazon card-£1000, aqua- £500, capital-£200. Now going back to India permanently and not in a position to pay off debts. This is Enayet again. Couple of days ago you advised me to obtain a debt relief order before I permanently go back to India. However as I am leaving immediately it may not be ... Read More »

      I Have to Leave the UK and Go Back to India But Will Lloyds and Natwest Chase Me?

      “Dear Jon, Hello I need your advice. I am an Indian citizen and had been living in UK for last 4 years. during these time I had to get some bank loans, credit cards and overdrafts . Now I owe £ 1500 to Lloyds TSB , £1000 to amazon credit card, £500 to Aqua, £ 2500 to Barclays and I ... Read More »

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

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        “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 Have Debt I Owe in the UK. Do You Think it Will Ban My Travel From the EU and UK? – Aynaz

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          “Dear Jon, Left uk with 1000£ dept to uni,what can I do I have studied half a semester in uk but left after 2 months and didnt fill that form that I want to leave uni cause i was not sute .after xmas holiday uni mailed me that i have to pay 1000£ for the rest of the semester I ... Read More »

            I’m in South Africa and My Husband is in Administration But We Need a Loan. – Rene

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            “Dear Steve, I need a loan but do not work my husband works for me and he cant apply because he is under adminastration my question is can i apply than he can pay Rene” Dear Rene, I think you live in South Africa. If I’m wrong, let me know. But if your husband is in an administration in South ... Read More »

              Individual Voluntary Arrangements Trapping People Over Payment Protection Insurance

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              Brits in Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) are finding that even after they have spent five years repaying their debt through the binding debt repayment approach they are still stuck in the IVA and can’t get out. As part of the IVA process in the UK, consumers are told they must file a claim for overpayments of payment protection insurance (PPI) ... Read More »

                I Moved Back to the UK and Contacted About a Debt I Don’t Recognize From 2005. – Jen

                “Hi Jon I have just received a letter out of the blue from a company who say they purchased my debt from a catalogue company. All the letter says is that the account was opened in 2005 and I have had no contact with anyone regarding such a debt in those 7 years. The strange thing is, I paid off ... Read More »

                  I’m a Dutch Citizen and Traveling to the UK. Will I Be Arrested for Old Debts? – Debby

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                  “Hello, My situation is as follows: I have lived in the UK for around 2 years a few years back and when I left I also left a few different debts: 1) around 250 pounds of council tax 2) 175 overdraft at Lloyds 3) I do not know for sure but it might be possible I owe HMRC regarding my ... Read More »

                    SMS Loans. Turning Your Mobile Phone Into a 800 Percent Interest Rate Debt.

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                    If you thought payday loans might be a problem, abused, and be too readily available to those that can least afford it, then you need to learn about SMS loans or text message loans. A SMS is a text message sent from a cellular or mobile phone. In some parts of the world, consumers can enter into payday loans just ... Read More »

                      UK Woman Kills Self to Avoid Dealing With Debt Problems and Hidden Credit Card Debt

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                      From This is Staffordshire: A mother killed herself on the day she thought bailiffs were coming to repossess her home, an inquest heard. Tina Bennett, aged 40, was found by her son Anthony, and husband Michael, at the family home in Kidbrooke Place, Blurton, on May 11 this year. She had hanged herself using the cord from two dressing gowns, ... Read More »

                        I Moved to Germany From the UK But Need to Deal With My UK Debt Now. – Jon

                        “Dear Jon, I moved to Germany in April. With around £20k of outstanding debt in the UK in a debt management programme which I’m paying. I also left a £1250 overdraft and have fallen into arrears on the mortgage I have on my flat which I currently let to a friend of a friend. The arrears on my mortgage (around ... 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 »

                            I’m a Client of a Debt Settlement Company in Canada But Debt Collectors Are Still Calling Me. – John

                            “Dear Steve, Debt settlement company in Canada send a power of attorney via fax to a collection agency, and I am still receiving phone calls as they stated that the debt settlement company is not a lawyer If you hire a debt settlement company in Canada and they forward a power of attorney to the collection agency, does that agency ... Read More »

                              I’m Living in South Africa and Traveling to the U.S. But Have Unpaid NatWest UK Debts. Will I be Arrested at Heathrow? – Warren

                              “Dear Jon, I was living in London in 2004/2005 on a 2 year working holiday visa. I left to come back to South Africa and never closed my Natwest Account or cancelled my vodafone contract (the guy on the customer service line said I can just let the contract run out, it was for 18 months, but he was misled ... Read More »

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