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14A.70.030 Unlawful Chain Letter or Pyramid Scheme.

It is unlawful for any person, whether acting as principal, agent, servant or employee to establish, maintain, conduct, manage, profit from, or operate any chain letter or pyramid scheme; or to solicit or advertise any such scheme; or to list persons who have surrendered any sum of money or any other thing of value to any such scheme. It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to let, lease, or rent any real property and allow any such scheme to be established, maintained, conducted, managed or operated therein or thereon.