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Brits Might be Trapped at Border for Unpaid Debts. UK Sucks Sometimes.

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“Dear Jon, I came to the UK for my post graduation studies in 2011 and left the UK in 2013 February. I am from India and I came to the UK with my girlfriend who did another course in the UK. But by the time we left the UK, we were in great shortage of money and had to take ... Read More »

    UK Bank Accounts Target of Huge Sure of Fraud

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    Apparently financial criminals in the UK have managed to double down on their focus of fraudulently accessing consumer bank acccounts. Experian is reporting consumer bank accounts saw the rate of fraudulent activity nearly double from Q1 2015 to Q2 2015. The key to these attacks is reported to be simple identity theft. Identity theft accounted for 69 percent of all ... Read More »

      Can My Son Go Bankrupt in the U.S. and Come Back to the UK?

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      “Dear Jon, My son left his home and job in the UK 16 years ago to marry an American girl. He now lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters (11 and 8). He had a good well paid job as a graphic designer for King 5 News for 16 years. Unfortunately, the marriage has irretrievably broken down due ... Read More »

        Will I Be Stopped From Getting a UK Visa Because of Old Debt?

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        “Dear Jon, I left UK in the 2013 as my work visa expired. I couldnt pay my bank loan and my account was in overdraft. My bank wasnt closed either. Will this stop me from visiting the UK. Will UKBA not grant me a visa and will i be stoped at the immigration. Any information will be helpful. Appreciate your ... Read More »

          Will My UK County Court Judgment Impact My Citizenship Application?

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          “Dear Jon, Hi! I was living in UK for about 3 yrs and was back to my home country in 2013. I had a few unplanned overdrafts and a mobile contract on my name which i ignored paying since i hardly had anything with me. Now, I am married to a UK citizen and expecting to move UK in 2015. ... Read More »

            Will I Be Arrested at a UK Airport if I Have Debt?

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            “Dear Jon, I left the UK in 2008 under a cloud, a lot of things had gone wrong for me. Among them was debt. I had taken a job for Swindon council who promised to refund my moving expenses during the application process but when I turned up with the bills played dumb and denied any responsibility. So I borrowed ... Read More »

              Will My Old UK Debt and Taxes Owed Prevent Me From Returning to the UK?

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              “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK since about 2000 to 2007. I left the UK in 2007 due to family health issues, Dad subsequently passed away. Was expecting to come back to the UK but circumstances changed and was not able to return until now. What happens to unpaid taxes? Unpaid credit cards or bills? Have been told debt ... Read More »

                UK Individual Voluntary Arrangements to Set Record

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                By Andrew Smith Last year I predicted it would be a record year for IVAs. There had already been more than 40,000 Individual Voluntary Arrangements, the most-used personal insolvency procedure in England and Wales, in the first nine months of the year and here at ClearDebt we were pretty confident the total for the year would top 50,000. Well, on ... Read More »

                  Can I Get Back Into the UK From India With My Bad Debt?

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                  “Dear Jon, I was on a student visa from Oct 2009 to Jan 2011. I owed a sum of 1500 GBP in total to 3 network, Littlewoods.com by taking mobiles and some gadgets. But I never paid back since I had no job in UK (Not intentional though). I came back to India in Feb 2011. Now my company in ... Read More »

                    I’ve Lost My Job Seekers Allowance in the UK But Still in Debt

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                    “Dear Jon, I have been struggling with my debt for a while now. But the last straw was in November 2013 when I lost my job. By then I had few credit card bills and a loan with barclays and tesco. (about 40k). I was looking for a job, but at the same time I couldn’t pay my bills. My ... 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 I Be Arrested for My UK Tax Debt?

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                        “Dear Jon, I have a problem with the UK tax on what I owe. They sent me a statement last month to my address in Thailand. Can I get arrested at the airport on arrival or departure in the UK? Thank in advance for your help John” John, First off, no worries, you will not be arrested, stopped, or detained ... Read More »

                          HMRC in the UK is Asking Me to Pay Back Money I Don’t Have. – Lolita

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                          “Dear Jon, My question is: i just received a letter from HMRC asking me to pay back 1465.54 pounds on my tax credit from last financial year. I first got tax credit in july 2013 when i was on minimum wage, i then changed my job where i was earning minimum wage + service charge which was obviously more money…. ... Read More »

                            I’m From the US and Had to Leave the UK with Student Loan Debt

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                            “Dear Jon, American student that studied at a UK university, finances fell through, so I had to leave (I withdrew) the university and country in debt. UK collectors are now contacting me and saying that there was a breach in my immigration status since I owe debt. Since I am American, I don’t need a visa to visit, so I ... Read More »

                              Will I be Able to Leave the UK Again Because of My Bad Debt?

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                              “Dear Jon, When I was a student in the UK I had a credit card with a 1000 pounds overdraft, a student account card for 1500 and I made a loan of 4000 pounds. I paid some of the money when I left the UK but I stopped paying. I think all together was about 5000-6000 pounds … all of ... Read More »

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