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Can My UK Lender Repossess My Car Even Though the Guarantor and Log Book Are Not in My Name? – Roy


“Dear Jon, One family member is Guarantor for a 5 yr car finance deal for my sister, but the log book is in my sister’s name, there is one more year to pay the finance off, but the Guarantor has got into financial difficulty, possible Bankrupcy at the next stage, my sister is worried that the car will be re-possessed ... Read More »

    I’ve Been Jailed Because of My Debts in Dubai. – Maniraj


    “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 »

      Can the Creditors Extend Our IVA Even if We Have No Equity in Our House? – Ken

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      “Dear Jon, My wife and I are in an IVA and have made all the payments for the last six years. We have no equity in our house at this point. Can the creditors extend the Individual Voluntary Arrangement to eight years to make up for the lack of equity in our house? Ken” Hi, Have you discussed this with ... Read More »

        Will I Be Arrested at the Bahrain International Airport Because of My Past Debt? – Raffi

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        “Dear Jon, i left sharjah in june 2011. and i have 3 cridit cards outstanding , all are less then 40k.aed. i left sharjah , uae in 2011 june with 3 cridit cards outstanding. know i got an offer in Saudi Arab , and they are calling me to an interview in Bahrain. if i go to Bahrain is there ... Read More »

          I Was a Student in Dubai and Now I’m Being Threatened by Debt Collectors. – Haima


          “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 »

            I Had to Leave the UAE for Turkmenistan and Left Debt Behind to Dunia Finance Bank and HSBC. – Temur


            “Dear Jon, I lost my job on October so before that My job was excellent I was getting 7800 AED salary and was employed for almost 3 years. on May this year I got 100.000 loan form one of the bank and till October I paid. Suddenly I company informed me to look for another job and they gave me ... Read More »

              Will Pounds2Pocket Chase Me Down in Bangladesh? – Sabbir


              “Dear Jon, I lived in UK for about 4 years for study purpose. I needed some urgent cash loan and so I got £600 cash loan from an online company named pounds2pocket. I think this pounds2pocket is a sister concern of Aspiremoney. I applied online, gave my details ..signed the agreement online and got the cash straight into my bank. ... Read More »

                I’m a UK Student That Took Out Payday Loans. What Can I Do Now? – Alex

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                “Dear Jon, Hi, I am a student, and was lead to take out payday loans as I didn’t have enough money, at the time I had a part time job so was able to pay them back. I then lost my job, and couldn’t pay my loan back, and I just kept getting more loans out (stupidly). I now have ... Read More »

                  Bilkish Collections Sent Me an Email They Will Block My Immigration. – Nono


                  “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


                    “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’m Going Back to London for a Job Interview. Will I Get Arrested at the Border? – Maya


                        “Dear Jon, I have lived in London for few years,studied also.During that time i took a loan for 20,000 pounds and was paying it off for a year untill i got refused the work permit and also because all of that stress i got ill and had to go back home in one of the non EU countries… So after ... Read More »

                          Can I File a DRO From Outside the UK?


                          “Dear Jon, I have debt of 10K in UK. I took up these loans thinking I could repay them in due course of time.Although I did paid up for the 3 consecutive loan installment as I was earning. But due to change in visa rules I was forced to leave job and cldnt find another job ultimately I had to ... Read More »

                            Will I Be Arrested Trying to Leave the UK With Debt? – John


                            “Dear Jon, I am currently international student and will be leaving the country towards the middle of 2013. I currently owe £400 to the banks and £196 on an unpaid mobile contract bill. As it has been more than 60 days since I’ve repaid both, I am assuming that my credit score and information has been circulated to the credit ... Read More »

                              I Was Studying in England But Had to Return to Greece. I Left Debt Behind.


                              “Dear Jon, I am a Greek citizen and 3 years ago (mid-September 2009) I started a course at an English university. Due to some personal problems I had to return in Greece only after a month or so (October 2009), so I cut my course short. I had a student loan accepted, but I had the right to cancel the ... Read More »

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