Misrepresentations And Other Offenses Connected With Sales

This is Article 8 of the Code of Virginia, titled “Misrepresentations And Other Offenses Connected With Sales.” It is part of Title 18.2, titled “Crimes And Offenses Generally.” It is part of Chapter 6, titled “Crimes Involving Fraud.” It’s comprised of the following 36 sections.

§ 18.2-214
Changing or removing, etc., trademarks, identification marks, etc
§ 18.2-214.1
Penalties for failure to report removal or alteration of identification or serial number on business machines
§ 18.2-215
Removal or alteration of identification numbers on household electrical appliances; possession of such appliances
§ 18.2-216
Untrue, deceptive or misleading advertising, inducements, writings or documents
§ 18.2-216.1
Unauthorized use of name or picture of any person; punishment
§ 18.2-217
Advertising merchandise, etc., for sale with intent not to sell at price or terms advertised; prima facie evidence of violation
§ 18.2-218
Failure to indicate goods, etc., are "seconds," "irregulars," "secondhand," etc
§ 18.2-219
§ 18.2-220
Use of word "wholesale" or "wholesaler."
§ 18.2-221
Advertising new or used automobiles or trucks
§ 18.2-222
Misrepresentation as to source of merchandise; penalty
§ 18.2-223
"Going out of business" sales; permit required
§ 18.2-224
"Going out of business" sales; counties, cities and towns to issue permits; inspections; application for permit; inventory required; commingling of other goods prohibited; duration; additional permits; inclusion of permit number and dates in advertisements; fee
§ 18.2-225
Misrepresentations as to agricultural products
§ 18.2-226
Fraud and misrepresentation in sale of liquid fuels, lubricating oils and similar products
§ 18.2-227
Same; sale from pump indicating other brand
§ 18.2-228
Same; imitating indicia of other brands
§ 18.2-229
Same; false trade name or mixing brands
§ 18.2-230
Same; assisting in violation of §§ 18.2-226 through 18.2-229
§ 18.2-231
Same; label required
§ 18.2-232
Same; punishment for violation of §§ 18.2-226 through 18.2-231
§ 18.2-233
Sale of goods marked "sterling" and "sterling silver."
§ 18.2-234
Sale of goods marked "coin" and "coin silver."
§ 18.2-235
Regulating sale of merchandise made of gold
§ 18.2-236
§ 18.2-237
Buying, etc., certain secondhand materials; intent; possession
§ 18.2-238
Buying, etc., pig iron, etc., with intent to defraud; possession; evidence of intent
§ 18.2-239
Pyramid promotional schemes; misdemeanor; definitions; contracts void
§ 18.2-240
Same; injunction
§ 18.2-241
Acceptance of promissory notes in payment for food sold at retail
§ 18.2-242
Use of games, lotteries, etc., for promoting sale of certain products
§ 18.2-242.1
Certain referral transactions in connection with consumer sales or leases prohibited; effect of such transactions
§ 18.2-243
When issuer or distributor of advertisements not guilty of violation; inadvertent error
§ 18.2-244
Right to select clientele or customers not affected
§ 18.2-245
Enjoining violation of this article
§ 18.2-246
Penalty in general for violations