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

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“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 »

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

    dubai

    “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

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      “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 »

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

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        “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

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          “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

            uae

            “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 Owe a Debt from the UAE that a Debt Collector is Chasing Me for in the UK. – Phil

              uk

              “Dear Jon, I was forced to leave the UAE in August of this year, I left credit card debt to the total value of AED 87K. I am now in the UK and have been contacted by a UK debt collection agency (DCA), stating they have been instructed by the UAE bank to recover the debt and handle the account. ... Read More »

                I Have Old Credit Card Debt in the UAE But I’m Now Living in Yemen. – Joelle

                uae

                “Dear Jon, I Have a CC debt in the UAE and I want to ask an advise if the police can arrest me in Yemen though the country is not part of GCC? 2 years ago I lost my job in dubai and left CC debt with 4 banks. I moved to Yemen,regardless os the situation of the country I ... Read More »

                  I’m a U.S. Citizen With Dubai Debt and Going Back to the UAE. – Hody

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                  “Dear Steve, I am a U.S citizen i worked in dubai for about a year in 2011, i had to leave because i lost my job and left behind 2credit card debt and one bank loan. everything together was about 100K AED. I had no intention of just leaving it but i had no choice and have been in a ... Read More »

                    I’m a Student at a UK University But Being Chased for UAE Debt

                    “Dear Jon, I’ve pending loan in UAE , Due to lose of my last JOB I’had to exit UAE , Now am a student in UK university and doing part time job in company here and I’m a Indian national. Now my problem is bank has chased since then i left UAE and stayed back in my country for few ... Read More »

                      Should I Go Back to Dubai to Negotiate a Settlement for My Debt? – Mohamed

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                      “Dear Steve, I have been working in Dubai for almost 5 years , i left on Jan 2012 , cause they terminated about 50 staff including me then i got two jobs offer but in that time they were not issuing iqama for Egyptian nationality so i left back to Egypt, I had a credit card from rak bank , ... Read More »

                        HSBC Decides to Participate With Standard Chartered Bank in UAE Debt Settlement Fund

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                        HSBC bank in the United Arab Emirates has elected to participate in a plan to settle or write off debts owed by UAE citizens. Until now the ability for people to deal with their debts in the UAE without going to jail, has been limited. And while this approach to assisting people with problem debt in the UAE is a ... Read More »

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

                          uae

                          “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 »

                            Go Ahead, Take a Guess Which Countries Have the Most Credit Card Fraud

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                            Now here is a study that will probably surprise some people. A recent survey by the Aite Group and ACI Worldwide of consumers who experience credit card fraud found some countries are much more at risk of consumers having their credit cards used fraudulently. As someone who has lived and travelled to many countries outside of the United States, a ... Read More »

                              How Long Will I Have to Go to Jail in the UAE for My Bad Debts? – Darran

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                              “Dear Steve, I have bank loan and cc debt in UAE what is the policy of I dont pay and surrender myself to the jail?how long? And what happens to my debt after that? And would be allowed in the country again to come back did the UAE not putting me ban in Dubai?and also if ever I settled my ... Read More »

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