D held himself out to Ps as a representative for one or more principals, all of them non-existent or dissolved at some point. Defendant gave false information regarding the principal, but also maintained false titles, falsely advertised and did not properly maintain corporate filings. Plaintiffs brought this action after Defendant owed Plaintiffs over $250,000 combined. Defendant maintained that he was acting as an agent of a now-dissolved corporation, Marketing Designs, Inc. The trial court held that Plaintiffs could have found what principal Defendant represented through public records.
A D is personally liable for the actions purportedly performed on behalf of a principal.
-It is the duty of the agent to inform the other party who the actual principal is, or else the agent is liable.
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