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Swipe & Sniff: A Scented Credit Card for Women

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A bank in the Middle East released a scented credit card in January, targeting women with this financial product that doubles as a medium for self-expression. Al Hilal, the bank, says it’s the first scented credit card in the United Arab Emirates. It may be new to the UAE, but scented credit cards were introduced a while ago. Japan Credit ... Read More »

    UK Law Firm is Trying to Collect on My Dubai Debts

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    “Dear Jon, I took out a credit card in the UAE with First Gulf Bank, however I had to leave the UAE sooner than expected and was unable to clear the CC before I left. Prior to leaving I had always made payments on time, and had asked how to make payments if outside of the UAE. I asked this ... Read More »

      Will Dunia Finance Send Me to Jail Over Missed Payments?

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      “Dear Jon, I am currently working and residing in UAE particularly Dubai. i am endebted with Dunia finance, actually i missed 2 payments which i havent paid as of now but yet i am continuing my installments to my loan til now. the problem is i am pregnant and about to go home this end of october. i received calls ... Read More »

        Will Bilkish Associates Go After Me for My UAE Debt?

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        “Hello Jon, I have an unpaid loan of 50k EUR from RAK Bank UAE. Problem is I really cannot pay it , lost my job in Dubai and back in my country where I am unemployed. What the Bilkish Associates LLC could really do against me ? Tiby” Tiby, Just a few questions. What country are you now residing in? ... Read More »

          I am a Ukrainian Citizen But Stuck in the UAE Because of Debt

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          “Dear Jon, I spent 6 years in UAE working in oil/gas sector and had a successful career, good salary and of course, as all people do – I had some loans and credit cards. The things became horrible, when I accepted new offer from another company in Jan 2014 and had a 1,5 month gap in income until my visa ... Read More »

            I’m Being Chased in Australia for Debt From Dubai. – Greg

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            “Hi Jon, I had a bit hit financially in Dubai and failed to service a C Card debt that rose to 120K AED. Though Im working out of AU, the banks were badly harassing my family. I notified them to say as I know for a fact this is not legal I will report them to Australian Authorities even though ... Read More »

              Emirates NBD Bank in Dubai is Pursuing Me. What Should I Do?

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              “Dear Jon, I left Dubai 6 months ago with an outstanding loan of GBP25k and credit card of GBP8k (converting from AED). I am now living in Geneva but struggling to keep up with the repayments on this debt that i left behind. Today they sent me this letter: Dear Sean, We would like to inform you that despite of ... Read More »

                I Am a Single Woman Living in Saudi Arabia With Debt

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                “Dear Jon, I am single woman in a very bad situation.I have 1 personal loan of AED 90000 and three credit cards of total value AED 60000/- I am having a salary of AED 10000/-not able to pay anything and here rent and expenses are much more.I am in a mess please help me out. Shagufta” Shagufta, I know it ... Read More »

                  I’m Scared to Travel from Dubai to India Because of My Debt

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                  “Dear Jon, i take personal loan and 3 credit card from dubai ,after that i left dubai due to some family problem,,and join other company in saudi arabi,,,,,,i was doing payment continuously but only 3,4 month is gaping,,now collection department threatening me that they will give my name in immigration and police can catch me,,,and give the name in interlope,,,,and ... Read More »

                    Bank in Dubai Wants Me to Come Back

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                    “Dear Jon, I am currently living in Italy, the bank offered me to restructure the debt as long as I can give a guarantor in the UAE and come back to sign ”paperwork” to Dubai . Of course in JAIL! i got very upset, almost sounded like a joke. Please let me know what can be done under EU legislation ... Read More »

                      I Was a Doctor in Dubai But Had to Leave With Debt. What Now?

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                      “Dear Jon, Hello, Recently I was diagnosed with a very serious disease that lead termination with my employer in Dubai which revoked my medical license to exercise the privilege of working for them and residing in the UAE. I left Dubai with a loan of around 550,000AED and 100,000AED of credit card debt as this was totally unexpected and my ... Read More »

                        Can I Be Made Bankrupt in the UK for UAE Debt?

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                        “Dear Jon, Returned from UAE 18 months ago due family illness ,had a credit card loan which I was paying off but due to the urgency of Illness left to come home. Since return home have been unable to work so cannot pay back. Have recently received a UK solicitors letter to mothers address threatening proceedings through a Northampton court ... Read More »

                          What Happens if I Can’t Pay Back My Loan and Go to India? – Feroz

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                          “Dear Steve, I’m living in the United Arab Emirates and I borrowed a Personal loan for 4 years but now I lost my job. I cannot pay my Personel loan. If I do not get another job and go to India. what will happen? Feroz” The Answer Dear Feroz, The United Arab Emirates is one of those countries that is ... Read More »

                            Will Insurance Cover My Credit Card Debt in the UAE? – AJ

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                            “Dear Jon, Hi, I am also sailing in the same both as all other here. I started my join in (Dubai) UAE in Late 2010 and as usual I also got into credit card World and I owe following 1 Car Loan – 40000 AED (can be sorted out by selling the car) 5 Credit Card – 60000 AED (aprox) ... Read More »

                              How Can I Restructure My Debt in the UAE. My Bank is Threatening to Call the Police.

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                              “Dear Jon, I had an issue with my bank in November 2011 to whom im transfering my salary as i have a personal loan when they accused me that i have an unpaid credit card from 2009. i had a card in 2009 and repaid it all, but lost the clearance letter. so the bank took my salary for 2 ... Read More »

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