Pyramid sales plan or program ORC § 1333.92

Defined:
  • Planning, preparing, or operating;
  • Any scheme whereby a person pays a fee for the chance or opportunity to receive compensation under either of the following circumstances:
    • For introducing people into participation in the plan or program; or
    • When another participant has introduced a person into participation in the plan or program.
Potential Penalties:

Pyramid sales plan or program is illegal in the state of Ohio and can be penalized in court by an injunction, or restraining order, and a fine of no more than $5,000 per day of violation of that injunction or restraining order.

At Funkhouser Law, from the moment a client walks through the door, we presume that they are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As such, we work hard to accomplish the most favorable outcome for each of our clients. If you have been accused of planning, preparing, or operating a pyramid sales plan or program, please call Funkhouser Law for a free consultation with an experienced, peer-rated lawyer.