2014 Maryland Code
Commercial Law
Title 14 - Miscellaneous Consumer Protection Provisions
Subtitle 29 - False Advertising and Related Crimes.
§ 14-2903. Bait and switch

MD Commercial Law Code § 14-2903 (2014) What's This?

(a) Prohibited. -- A person may not advertise for sale merchandise, commodities, or service through an advertisement describing the merchandise, commodities, or service:

(1) As part of a plan or scheme with the intent not to sell the merchandise, commodity, or service at the advertised price; or

(2) With the intent not to sell the merchandise, commodity, or service.

(b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $ 500 or both.

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