In 2008, a consumer needs to find employment for his brother in order to meet immigration criteria. He pays $3,000 to a limited liability company for these services. He signs a disclaimer (since lost) that states that if there is any future problems with the job, the company he purchased the job from is not liable. He has not submitted his brother's papers a year later and the employer goes bankrupt. In addition, the limited liability company closes its doors a year later. The person who first arranged the business in 2008 has since started operating as a sole operator (since 2011). This person also held a professional licence from November 2010. A licence was not required prior to 2009. Today, how liable (if at all) is the person who first received the funds in 2008? If the consumer complained to the licence issuers, would they be able to justify any action?
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HiI think because the entities have become insolvent recovering the money is now impossible. Was that the issue? Or are you concerned about them still trading as Immigration Advisors-the answer may be the same if this happened before the licensing scheme came in to force.
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