Consumer use of credit cards rose dramatically during the late 20th century, fueled in part by real estate price increases that made homeowners wealthier. With the recent drop in home values, credit card debt has become a serious problem.
British-Australian Alan Stevenson from Manchester is serving a two-month prison sentence in Prague and now 'faces extradition to Qatar over credit card debt racked up six years ago.'
Daily Mail. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 21:20:22 +0100.