Where an act done by an agent is not within the scope of his express or implied authority1, or falls outside the apparent scope of his authority2, the principal is not bound by, or liable for, that act3, even if the opportunity to do it arose out of the agency4, and it was purported to be done on his behalf5, unless he expressly adopted it by taking the benefit of it6 or otherwise7.
Where the agent obtains the money or property of a third person by means of any act beyond the actual or apparent scope of his authority, the
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