State Statutes

Arkansas



MLM Law: Arkansas Business and Commercial Law


Title 4. Business and Commercial Law.


Subtitle 7. Consumer Protection.


Chapter 88. Deceptive Trade Practices.


Subchapter 1. General Provisions.


§ 4-88-109. Pyramiding devices.


§ 4-88-109. Pyramiding devices.


(a) Every person who contrives, prepares, sets up, proposes, or operates any pyramiding device shall be guilty of an unlawful practice.


(b)(1) As used in this section, a pyramiding device shall mean any scheme whereby a participant pays valuable consideration for the chance to receive compensation primarily from introducing one (1) or more additional persons into participation in the scheme or for the chance to receive compensation when a person introduced by the participant introduces a new participant.


(2) "Compensation", as used in this section, does not mean or include payment based upon sales made to persons who are not participants in the scheme and who are not purchasing in order to participate in the scheme.


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