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Credit Card Fraud Protection in Australia, UK and the US

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In Australia, United States and United Kingdom, credit card use appears much the same. The names are familiar – Amex, MasterCard and Visa are the dominant players in all three markets. But the card issuers responsibilities to consumers aren’t quite equal. While U.K .and U.S. consumer protection schemes have convened into a general code for credit card users across the ... Read More »

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

    fear is a prison

    “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 »

      I Can’t Afford My UK IVA Payments and Go to Bed Hungry. – Paulette

      hunger

      “Dear Steve, I am currently on IVA debt management plan. At the moment am unemployed. Struggling to pay my plan. Am a single mother of four children. This is surpose to take five years to be written off or get out of the debt. I am not coping with it. some days we go to bed hungry. Is there a ... Read More »

        Can My UK Debt Follow Me Back to the U.S. and Hurt My Credit? – Kelly

        uk

        “Dear Steve, I was living in the UK for 6 years and have a loan there with HSBC for approx 3000 gbp. I am now living back in the US and have no plans to ever live in the UK again. Can this debt follow me to the US and affect my US credit rating? Kelly” The Answer Dear Kelly, ... Read More »

          I Was Made Bankrupt Six Years Ago in the UK. My Bankruptcy Has Not Been Discharged. – Stewart

          uk

          “Dear Jon, hello i was made bankcrupt in 2007 and i have not been discharged yet as there were a few problems they have not been in contact with me for over 5 years but on checking a file i have not been discharged yet………………..my mum died last year and left me some money………the probate have said they have had ... Read More »

            I Owe Old UK Court Fines. How Can I Start Paying Them? – Anthony

            uk

            “Dear Jon, I live out side the uk I have old court fines of 6400 pound ,they are 17 years old how can I find out if they are active and start to pay them and not go to prison Anthony” The Answer Anthony, You could begin by contacting the court where the fines originated and they may be able ... Read More »

              Will My UK Husband be Arrested if He Returns to the UK But Owes Debt There? – Angela

              uk

              “Dear Steve, I was married less than a year ago to my husband who is from the U.K. He has substantial debt that I did not know about, including a divorce agreement to pay for half of a home improvement loan of the house his ex-wife was given outright. He believes has the potential of being arrested, if he does ... Read More »

                I Took a UK Payday Loan I Can’t Pay. – Tom

                uk

                “Dear Jon, I was in debt i took a 500 pound loan from firm http://www.emonthloans.co.uk/ and unable to pay on time.. I too the loan of 500 from a firm and unable to pay it on time, the APR rate is 1734% so just i want to know what exactly will be the amount i have to pay.. Tom” The ... Read More »

                  Financial Reclaims in the UK Provided Little Service and Wants Money. – Susan

                  angry woman

                  “Dear Jon, t’s two things – very connected. A PPI claims company were meant to be working on my behalf to claim a PPI refund. I was initially told by the agent who first contacted me that I was entitled to over £7,000 in refund. I provided all of the original paperwork leaving the company with very little to do ... Read More »

                    Will I Have Problems Getting a Spousal Visa in the UK Because of My Old Debt? – Deb

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                    “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK for nearly 5 years (left in 2010) and was not planning to leave, but my renewal visa was denied on a small technicality for which I wasn’t able to rectify. I therefore had to quit my job and leave the UK a year earlier than expected and so did not pay any of ... Read More »

                      I Was a UK Uni Student and Don’t Feel I Owe the Debt. – Sunita

                      uk

                      “Dear Jon, I was at a UK uni undertaking a postgraduate course. I completed the year and found out i passed through the university student access center. I was then never sent a transcript and also never received my certificate. There was a two month lapse between me completing the exams and finding out i passed. During the whole time ... Read More »

                        Will I Have a UK Police Record for Not Paying My Mobile Phone Bill? – Salman

                        uk

                        “Dear Jon, I owe a particular phone company around 1600 and haven’t paid anything to them in a year . I am wondering that would an unpaid phone bill of £1600 would result into a UK police record if not paid over a period of 1 year ? Or its just civil law ? Salman” The Answer Salman, An unpaid ... Read More »

                          I’m a U.S. Citizen Living in the UK. If I File Bankruptcy in the U.S. Will it Hurt Me in the UK? – Amanda

                          teacher

                          “Dear Jon, I am a US citizen living in the UK for 4 yrs. I have no intention of returning to live in the US, and plan on applying for citizenship here. I have been paying 3 credit cards, a credit union car loan and a student loan in the US for the last 4 yrs. i have recently lost ... Read More »

                            I Moved to the UK From Canada But Left Debt Behind. – Anna

                            canada

                            “Dear Jon, I moved to the uk from Canada to work. lived there for nine years. year and half ago dad died suddenly and moved back to Canada to help support mom. I want to go back to the uk to just visit friends for two weeks. when I arrive is there any chance custome/immigration will stop me from entering ... Read More »

                              I Had to Leave Debt in the UK to Return to India. – Purvi

                              uk

                              “Dear Jon, I am an Indian who lived in UK for close to 6 and a half years. I was a student initially and then worked on a post study work visa for 2 years. I have lived my life in UK, with dignity and respect in all these years. In june 2012, I had to return back to India ... Read More »

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