Sec. 13-61. Boosting bids.


It shall be unlawful for any auctioneer in the city to use or employ any scheme or plan such as by-bidding or other similar artifice for the purpose of inducing increased bids; or to have in his employ, either directly or indirectly, any person who shall make, or attempt to make, bids on any property being offered for sale by the auctioneer for the purpose of increasing the price to be paid for such property or for the purpose of causing or inducing other persons to increase their bids.


Source:  Ord. No. 3243, 4, 9-4-84