If any corporation, company, firm or person shall coerce or compel, or attempt to
coerce or compel, an employee in its, their or his employment to purchase goods or
supplies in payment of wages due him, or to become due him, or otherwise, from any
corporation, company, firm or person, such first named corporation, company, firm
or person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be
punishable as provided in the next preceding section. And if any such corporation, company, firm or person shall, directly or indirectly,
sell to any such employee in payment of wages due or to become due him, or otherwise,
goods or supplies at prices higher than the reasonable or current market value thereof
at cash, such corporation, company, firm or person shall be liable to such employee,
in a civil action, in double the amount of the charges made and paid for such goods
or supplies, in excess of the reasonable or correct value thereof in cash.
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