2013 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 19 - FALSE PRETENSES AND CHEATS
§ 97-19-37 - False personation; masquerading as deaf person


MS Code § 97-19-37 (2013) What's This?

No person in this state shall engage in the business of peddling finger alphabet cards or printed matter stating that the person is deaf or use finger alphabet cards or such printed matter or masquerade as a deaf person in any way as a means of inducement in the sale of merchandise. Any person who peddles finger alphabet cards or such printed matter or uses the same or masquerades as a deaf person in any way as a means of inducement in the sale of merchandise in this state shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($ 250.00) or imprisoned for a term not to exceed three (3) months, or in the discretion of the court, shall be subject to both such fine and imprisonment.

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