Credit card holders urged to be vigilant with statements to avoid excessive charges
Credit card holders should keep track of their accounts and know exactly when payments are due, experts warn. The call comes after a Jordanian expatriate was detained at the UAE-Oman border on what he thought would be a relaxing holiday.
Hussein Adnan, who has been living in Dubai for 14 years, was temporarily held in March after Emirates NBD filed a case against him in February for a small outstanding amount that increased to more than Dh100,000 with charges over a six-year period.
“An immigration officer came on board the bus to check the 25 passengers’ passports and as he was exiting the bus he called my name and asked me to follow him,” said Mr Adnan.
“I was informed that I was under arrest as there was a case filed by Emirates NBD against me for a cheque of more than Dh120,000. Read More