2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 6 - AGENCY
ARTICLE 5 - AGENTS RECEIVING MONEYS FOR THIRD PERSONS
§ 10-6-101 - Right to restitution from bond; agent's civil or criminal liability to patron not affected
. Right to restitution from bond; agent's civil or criminal liability to patron not affected
Failure of any such agent to pay over moneys in accordance with lawful instructions or agreement shall entitle the third party to whom payment should have been made to restitution of moneys entrusted and not so paid over from such posted bond to the extent of the amount thereof; provided, however, that no payment on bond made in accordance with this article shall relieve any agent of any civil liability to the patron for sums misappropriated or not properly paid over or of any criminal liability for fraud, theft, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, or other offense.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer