Section 8-1-125

Making or assisting in making contract for future delivery when actual delivery not intended - Profit intended to be paid in money on day of delivery.

If any person shall become a party to any contract for the sale and future delivery of any article or personal property in which it is not intended by the parties thereto that such property shall be actually delivered, but rather the difference between the contract price and the market price on the day of delivery shall be paid in money, if any person shall be the agent, directly or indirectly, of any such party in making, furthering, or effectuating the same, or if any agent or officer of any corporation shall knowingly aid in any way or manner in making or furthering any such contract to which such corporation shall be a party, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500, and may be sentenced to hard labor for not less than one month nor more than six months.

(Code 1907, §6473; Code 1923, §3576; Code 1940, T. 9, §35.)