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Taghipour v. Jerez
Citation:52 P.3d 1252 (2002)
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Namvar Taghipour, Denesh Rahemi, and Edgar Jerez (Jerez) formed a limited liability company known as Jerez, Taghipour and Associates, LLC to purchase and develop a particular parcel of real estate. The LLC’s articles of organization designated Jerez as the LLC’s manager. The agreement between the members of the LLC provided that no loans may be contracted on behalf of the LLC unless authorized by a resolution of the members. On January, 1997, Jerez, unbeknownst to the LLC’s other members, entered into a loan agreement on behalf of the LLC with Mt. Olympus. After Mt. Olympus dispersed the funds pursuant to the agreement, Jerez misappropriated and absconded with the $20,000. Jerez never remitted a payment on the loan and Mt. Olympus foreclosed on the LLC’s property.
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