Is 'Refund Consulting' legal in the US and Europe?
I have been doing some research about Refund Consulting, but I've not been able to answer this question to my satisfaction.
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Refund consulting (e.g. telling people that you can help them to locate lost or unclaimed money or property, in return for a fee or a percentage of the money claimed) is, as far as I'm aware, perfectly legal in both the US and Europe.
That being said, you'd need to be extremely careful about what you're saying to potential clients. In the UK, telling a customer that they're 'guaranteed' (or even 'likely') to receive a return as a result of their search would be highly deceptive and would fall into the general description of financial fraud.