Calls for Sheikh Mohammed to save Russian cancer victim’s life.

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai has written a letter to Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, enclosing a heart breaking plea from Russian businesswoman Bika Magomedova.
Dubai banks’ use of Interpol to extradite debtors from outside the country.

Knowing that Dubai treats debt as a criminal rather than a civil matter, many expats who find themselves in unexpected debt trouble prefer to leave the country before they can be jailed.
Desperate Russian cancer victim held hostage in Dubai over debt.

Bika, 49 and a 25 year resident of Dubai decided to open a bakery in JBR, an upmarket area in Dubai.  Bika, originally from Dagestan in Russia, chose a commercial real estate agent called Salwan LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Properties.This was not Bika’s first business (sh...
Don’t ignore Dubai’s UK debt collectors

It may be tempting to ignore UK based debt collection firms acting on behalf of UAE banks.  This is why you should never do so:
Emirates NBD customers unable to access banking services

For nearly a week, ENBD customers have been denied access to withdraw or transfer funds, causing concerns that the bank is freezing outflows amidst the economic downturn.  Radha Stirling explains that these fears are justified, and UAE banks provide little or no security...
The truth about leaving a debt behind in Dubai.  

Common myths explained by the debt team at Detained in Dubai.
Brits arrested in Europe by Interpol for Dubai debts

3 British Nationals arrested in 3 months in Europe on Interpol notices issued by UAE banks for minor unpaid credit card or loan payments
Trapped by debt in Dubai

Trapped as Dubai dream goes sour. Brits stuck in homelessness nightmare surviving on handouts.
Dubai Interpol debt victim saved by UK NGO, Detained in Dubai.

UK based NGO, Detained in Dubai, has secured the release of a British woman, who declines to be named, after a month detained in Italy, waiting to hear if she would be extradited to serve a lengthy term in a Dubai desert jail
Dubai banks and international debt collection

There is a common misconception, even among debt experts, that Dubai banks don’t have a legal right to collect debts in other countries. Unfortunately this is just not true.
Calls for Sheikh Mohammed to save Russian cancer victim’s life.

Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai has written a letter to Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, enclosing a heart breaking plea from Russian businesswoman Bika Magomedova.
Dubai banks’ use of Interpol to extradite debtors from outside the country.

Knowing that Dubai treats debt as a criminal rather than a civil matter, many expats who find themselves in unexpected debt trouble prefer to leave the country before they can be jailed.
Desperate Russian cancer victim held hostage in Dubai over debt.

Bika, 49 and a 25 year resident of Dubai decided to open a bakery in JBR, an upmarket area in Dubai.  Bika, originally from Dagestan in Russia, chose a commercial real estate agent called Salwan LLC, a subsidiary of Dubai Properties.This was not Bika’s first business (sh...
Don’t ignore Dubai’s UK debt collectors

It may be tempting to ignore UK based debt collection firms acting on behalf of UAE banks.  This is why you should never do so:
Emirates NBD customers unable to access banking services

For nearly a week, ENBD customers have been denied access to withdraw or transfer funds, causing concerns that the bank is freezing outflows amidst the economic downturn.  Radha Stirling explains that these fears are justified, and UAE banks provide little or no security...
The truth about leaving a debt behind in Dubai.  

Common myths explained by the debt team at Detained in Dubai.
Brits arrested in Europe by Interpol for Dubai debts

3 British Nationals arrested in 3 months in Europe on Interpol notices issued by UAE banks for minor unpaid credit card or loan payments
Trapped by debt in Dubai

Trapped as Dubai dream goes sour. Brits stuck in homelessness nightmare surviving on handouts.
Dubai Interpol debt victim saved by UK NGO, Detained in Dubai.

UK based NGO, Detained in Dubai, has secured the release of a British woman, who declines to be named, after a month detained in Italy, waiting to hear if she would be extradited to serve a lengthy term in a Dubai desert jail
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