2017 Mississippi Code
Title 75 - Regulation of Trade, Commerce and Investments
Chapter 24 - Regulation of Business for Consumer Protection
Pyramid Sales Schemes; Cancellation of Franchises
§ 75-24-53. Sales of participation in pyramid sales scheme forbidden; franchises to be terminated only on ninety days' notice
No person shall, directly or through the use of agents or intermediaries, in connection with the sale, distribution, or lease of goods, services, or other property, sell, offer or attempt to sell a participation or the right to participate in a pyramid sales scheme. No person who has granted a franchise to another person shall cancel or otherwise terminate any such franchise agreement without notifying such person of the cancellation, termination or failure to renew in writing at least ninety (90) days in advance of the cancellation, termination or failure to renew, except that when criminal misconduct, fraud, abandonment, bankruptcy or insolvency of the franchisee, or the giving of a no account or insufficient funds check is the basis or grounds for cancellation or termination, the ninety-day notice shall not be required.